Slow Cooker Greek Lamb Shanks Recipe

Slow Cooker Greek Lamb Shanks Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Greek Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are covered in Greek-inspired seasonings and slow-cooked with potatoes until the meat is so tender it falls off the bone.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 10 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 4lamb shanks
  • salt and pepper
  • 1lbbaby potatoes,halved
  • 1cupkalamata olives
  • 1jarsun dried tomatoes
  • 1cupchicken broth
  • 3tbsplemon juice

For Greek Spice Rub:

  • tspMcCormick dried oregano
  • 1tspMcCormick dried basil
  • 1tspMcCormick dried rosemary
  • 1tspMcCormick onion powder


  1. Heat a large heavy skillet with the olive oil. Season the lamb shanks with salt and pepper. Brown the shanks on each side.

  2. Add the potatoes, olives, sun-dried tomatoes and salt and pepper. Add chicken broth and lemon juice to the bottom of a slow cooker. Add the lamb on top and rub the greek spice rub on the lamb shanks.

  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours or until tender.


  • Calories: 1101.93kcal
  • Fat: 69.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 30.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 30.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.58g
  • Fiber: 4.73g
  • Sugar: 2.39g
  • Protein: 88.79g
  • Cholesterol: 300.78mg
  • Sodium: 1579.10mg
  • Calcium: 116.61mg
  • Potassium: 1984.00mg
  • Iron: 9.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.72mg
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