#Recipes The days are getting a little colder so here is our recipe for the weekend to help you warm up. 

 SLOW ROASTED WELSH LAMB SHANKS WITH TOMATOES & CHILLI

 Serves: 4
 Cooking Time: 2 hours


 INGREDIENTS:
 4 Welsh Lamb shanks
 15ml (1tbsp) Oil
 1 Onion, peeled and quartered
 1 Red chilli, deseeded and sliced
 1 Green chilli, deseeded and sliced
 5ml (1tsp) Chilli powder
 2 Parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks
 150ml (¼pt) Passata
 150ml (¼pt) Lamb stock
 15ml (1tbsp) Tomato puree
 15ml (1tbsp) Sun dried tomato paste
 Seasoning
 Cherry tomatoes
 Fresh basil leaves

 METHOD:

 Heat the oil in a large ovenproof pan or casserole pot, add the Welsh Lamb shanks and brown on all sides. Add the onion and lightly cook, then add all remaining ingredients (except the cherry tomatoes & basil) and bring to the boil.

 Season. Cover with the lid and cook for 1½ - 2 hours until the meat is tender and falling off the bone.

 Serve with creamy mashed potato mixed with crumbled feta cheese and torn basil leaves.