Simmered Beef Shanks
|Crosscut beef shanks||4 Pound|
|Tomato juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Snipped parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Dried basil||1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Potatoes||4 Medium, pared and quartered|
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
Combine 2 tablespoons flour, salt, and pepper in a paper or plastic bag; add beef shanks, one at a time, and shake to coat.
Brown meat in hot shortening in Dutch oven.
Add tomato juice, parsley, and basil.
Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
Add potatoes; cover and simmer 30 to 45 minutes more or till potatoes are tender.
Remove meat and potatoes; skim off excess fat from pan juices.
Add enough water to juices to make 1 cup liquid; return to pan.
Mix together 1/2 cup cold water and 2 tablespoons flour; stir into juices.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Serve with potatoes.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4484 Calories from Fat 1182
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 132 g202.6%
Saturated Fat 45.7 g228.3%
Trans Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 1419.5 mg473.2%
Sodium 7072.4 mg294.7%
Total Carbohydrates 164 g54.7%
Dietary Fiber 19 g76.2%
Sugars 14.4 g
Protein 631 g1262.6%
Vitamin A 77.1% Vitamin C 369.5%
Calcium 21% Iron 59.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet