Lamb Shanks with Soft Polenta and Peas

Lamb Shanks with Soft Polenta and Peas

To help Mums save time and feed the family with healthy and homemade meals this season, Coles has released its winter reciepes. They provide a little inspiration and a range of easy and great value recipe options, perfect for the whole family! They are all hearty winter no-fuss recipes that are cheap!

Lamb Shanks with Soft Polenta and Peas

Under $20 to feed a family of 4

4 Youll Love Coles lamb shanks
1 onion chopped
1 carrot chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tin diced tomatoes
1 cup chicken stock
1 bay leaf
Sprigs of fresh rosemary or thyme
Soft polenta: 250 g of coarse polenta
100 g butter
Grated parmesan
Sprigs of fresh rosemary or thyme


1.Pre-heat oven to 160°.

2.Place all the ingredients in a heavy casserole dish and bring to the boil on a stove.

3.Put in oven and cook, covered, for one hour.

4.The lamb shanks are ready when it is falling off the bone.

5.If the meat requires further cooking, ensure there is enough liquid in the casserole dish. If not, stir in 1 cup of water and place back in oven.

Soft Polenta:

1.Bring to the boil 1.25 litres of water in a deep pot.

2.Add some salt and pour in coarse polenta whisking constantly.

3.Reduce the heat and cook for 40 minutes stirring occasionally.

4.Stir in butter and finely grated parmesan. Check for saltiness and serve.