A combination of rich, flavorful meat and creamy bone marrow, grass fed beef shanks are one of the best stewing cuts in the shop.
Beef shank is cut from the leg of the animal. Each piece is a 2-inch thick cross section of lean muscle surrounding a bone-marrow filled bone. The lean meat is full of protein and omega fatty acids, while the bone marrow adds fat and flavor to any recipe.
Beef shanks are incredibly delicious, easy to prepare, and highly nutritious.
They're one of those inexpensive cuts that can be magically transformed into a meltingly tender, robustly flavored beef dish for everyday comfort food or a holiday treat.
All it takes is a few ingredients and a low, slow braise.
Not sure how to work with grass fed beef shanks? Google any beef osso bucco recipe or check out Chef Mashama Bailey's recipe for Beef Shanks with Peanuts and Coffee RIGHT HERE for one of the most interesting flavor combinations we've ever tasted.
Beef shanks can be used in all kinds of ways; they're fantastic in beef barley soup, beef vegetable soup, beef stew, chili, pulled beef tacos or enchiladas.
Grass fed beef shanks are a great cut to have in your freezer pantry because they're inexpensive, easy to prepare, and highly nutritious. Simplely pop into a Dutch oven or slow cooker with your favorite aromatics and broth. Braise til falling off the bone and serve over mashed potatoes, polenta, or spaghetti squash.
Each package of Red House Ranch beef shank weighs about 1 1/2 pounds and is enough for 1 - 2 servings. Our processor has labelled our beef shanks as "beef soup bones".