Crock Pot Beef Shanks make a tender, flavorful meal.
Beef Shanks; what to do with them? Make Crock Pot Beef Shanks! We got 1/4 of a cow last year and I loved having it in the freezer. The steaks, roasts, stew meat and ground beef were easy to use. Cuts like beef shanks though? Hmm, I have never bought them or tried to prepare them. I looked through many recipes online and really did not find one that I wanted to try. A recipe must be two things for me; it must look yummy, of course, but it also must not have weird things in it or have difficult steps. It has to be easy!
I found this recipe from delicious obsessions and it looked like something I could adapt to make work for us. It did! I followed the basic procedure, making that a bit more simple and deleted some ingredients while changing others. The end result was very delicious and moist beef shanks.
There is a lot of bone and fat in them so 6 pounds does not really as far as 6 pounds of steak or ground beef would. We enjoyed it with butternut squash, creamed mushrooms and beefy rice and mushroom mix.
Other great beef crock pot recipes are:
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