Lamb With Lentils Recipe

Greek lamb with lentils recipe

6 medium lamb shanks
2 tbs olive oil
1/2 cup water
2 tsp minced garlic
3 tsp sea salt
1 tsp Greek oregano
1/2 cup lentils
3 cups water
1 small onion
Bay leaves
Round stainless steel pan

In a large saucepan, brown lamb in hot oil. Add 1/2 cup water, garlic, salt, oregano, and pepper. Cook for 1 hour on low heat until meat is tender. Rinse lentils and drain. In saucepan, combine lentils with 3 cups water, onion, bay leaves, and salt.

Simmer for 50-60 minutes covered. If mixture is thick add more water.

Preheat oven 350 degrees. Pour lentils into a round baking dish and put meat on top. Bake 40 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Serve.