Slow Cooked French Onion Lamb Shanks


April 7, 2016

Slow Cooked French Onion Lamb Shanks 5 0 5 4
  • Prep: 5 hrs
  • Cook: 5 hrs 5 mins
  • 5 hrs

    5 hrs 5 mins

    10 hrs 5 mins

  • Yields: 4 serves


4 lamb shanks

1 brown onion

1 cup Beef Stock

1 pkt French onion soup mix

2 tablespoons tomato sauce

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 carrots cubed.


1Place all in slow cooker

2Cook on high for 4-5 hours

3Leave lid off for last 15 minutes to reduce liquid.

4Serve with cheese and parsley mashed potato's

54 potato's boiled and mashed

61 handful tasty cheese

71 tablespoon finely chopped parsley

82 tablespoons thickened cream

9Mix mix until smooth and creamy.

Submitted by Gail Burge


10 Reviews


June 3, 2017

This recipe is excellent. The sauce has a lovely flavour and it’s a very affordable family meal.

Thank you Gail

Ann S

May 7, 2017

Loved this.
I used gravy flour to thicken the cooking liquid into a gravy and added an extra slug of wostershire sauce and tomato sauce.
Easy recipe as I always have these ingredients in the pantry.

I would do so Lesley, lamb shanks are very tolerable to long times cooking, but be sure to cook on LOW not high 🙂


August 17, 2016

Hi,I am just wondering whether I could cook these for 8 and a bit hours as I will be at work all day?


August 2, 2016

Omg they were amazing will be cooking again

That’s all 🙂
The shanks will release heaps


July 18, 2016

Hi just wondering if the 1 cup of beef stock is the only liquid in this recipe? Just doesn’t seem enough liquid to cook properly? Not wanting to stuff it up! 🙂

The oily nature of lamb could make them a little oily but give it a go I say 🙂


June 1, 2016

Curious, could throwing in other veggies as well as the carrots work too? I’ve got a fussy toddler to feed and veggies always end up on the floor haha.


May 12, 2016

Whole family loves this one!

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