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Braised Lamb and Pomegranate Molasses Over White Beans

4 servings

Serve with Sautéed Swiss Chard Slivered Almonds.

Braised Lamb and Pomegranate Molasses Over White Beans Easy Healthy Recipe


  • 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 4 Whole Lamb Shanks
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Whole Onion Diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Pomegranate Molasses
  • 1 Whole Bay Leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Sage or 1 Teaspoon Dried Sage
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Can (15 ounce) Cannellini Beans
  • 1/4 Cup Water or Red Wine
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Pomegranate Seeds optional


Step 1

In a large shallow dish, combine the vinegar, garlic, and mustard.

Step 2

Trim excess Fat from the lamb and place in the dish; turning to cover with the marinade. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a braising pan on medium heat.

Step 4

Add the onions and garlic and sauté until onions begin to brown, about 8 minutes.

Step 5

Add the lamb and sear on both sides. Pour molasses over lamb and continue to brown on both sides.

Step 6

Add the bay leaf, sage, salt, and beans with their liquid, and water or red wine.

Step 7

Simmer on low heat until lamb is tender and beans are heated through, about 15– 20 depending on the thickness of the lamb and how well done you like it.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 720, Carbohydrates 74.1 g, Fiber 27.0 g, Protein 65.4 g, Fat 18.2 g, Cholesterol 128 mg, Sodium 265 mg, Calcium 230 mg

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