Pulled Lamb Sandwiches with Goat Cheese, Arugula, and Caramelized Onions
Savory lamb shanks, creamy goat cheese, peppery arugula, and caramelized onions comprise this outstanding sandwich.
- 2 to 3 American lamb shanks (about 3 pounds)
- 1 quart chicken broth
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 2 medium onions
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 8 slices rustic bread, toasted, or 4 crisped tortillas
- 1 container (5 to 6 ounces) spreadable goat cheese
- 2 cups arugula or baby spinach leaves
- 2 tomatoes, sliced, or 4 bottled roasted red bell peppers, drained
- In a kettle, combine lamb shanks with broth, chili powder and 1 onion, sliced. Cover; bring to a boil. Simmer 2 hours or until lamb is tender.
- Remove shanks from broth and when cool enough to handle, pull meat off bones into shredded pieces.
- Slice remaining onion; gently saute in oil over medium heat until sweet and caramelized.
- Spread bread with goat cheese. Stack 4 slices with arugula, tomatoes, shredded lamb and caramelized onions. Close sandwiches. If preferred, stack all ingredients on tortillas.
Calories from Fat 395 (50%)
(68%)Total Fat 44g
(90%)Saturated Fat 18g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 19g
Total Carbohydrate 37g
(17%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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