16Ingredients
910Calories
3Hours

Ingredients

  • 5 1/4 ounces dried chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lamb shanks
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves (picked, stems finely chopped)
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 8 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 14 ounces chopped tomatoes (cans)
  • 1/2 cup brown rice
  • 1 carrot (chopped)
  • lemon juice (to taste)

Directions

  1. Place chickpeas in a bowl and cover with cold water. Soak overnight. Drain well.
  2. Heat oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan on medium. Cook lamb shanks for 6-8 minutes, turning, until browned all over. Set aside.
  3. Sauté onion and garlic in same pan for 2-3 minutes, until tender. Stir in spices, cilantro stems and saffron. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Return lamb to pan with stock and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
  5. Add chickpeas, rice and carrot to pan. Simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chickpeas are tender.
  6. Shred lamb meat and discard bones. Return lamb to soup. Season to taste. Stir in lemon juice and top with cilantro leaves.
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NutritionView more

910Calories
Sodium38%DV900mg
Fat63%DV41g
Protein125%DV64g
Carbs24%DV71g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories910Calories from Fat370
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat41g63%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol160mg53%
Sodium900mg38%
Potassium1710mg49%
Protein64g125%
Calories from Fat370
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate71g24%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars19g38%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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