Braised Lamb Shanks and Saffron Pearl Couscous with Cranberries and Almonds

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28Ingredients
105Minutes
1050Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 pounds lamb shanks (roughly 2 1/2 to 3 inches thick)
  • 1 onion (medium, small dice)
  • 1 medium carrot (small dice)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 thyme sprigs (large)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • olive
  • olive
  • vegetable
  • vegetable
  • canola oil
  • water (or chicken stock as needed)
  • chopped parsley (or chiffonade basil for garnish)
  • 8 ounces Israeli couscous
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken stock (+ more if needed)
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup toasted almond slices (or slivers or pine nuts)
  • 2 tablespoons chives (chopped, or sub with parsley)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
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    1050Calories
    Sodium39% DV940mg
    Fat80% DV52g
    Protein114% DV58g
    Carbs23% DV69g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories1050Calories from Fat470
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat52g80%
    Saturated Fat19g95%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol180mg60%
    Sodium940mg39%
    Potassium1200mg34%
    Protein58g114%
    Calories from Fat470
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate69g23%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A110%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium15%
    Iron45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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