Osso Buco

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 489.3
  • Total Fat: 12.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 257.7 mg
  • Sodium: 825.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 70.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1.75 pounds young beef shank (or veal)
    2C onion
    1C celery
    1C carrots
    2T tomato paste
    4oz white wine
    2T butter, unsalted
    1Qt beef broth or stock (low sodium)
    1 spring fresh rosemary
    1 spring fresh thyme
    2 whole cloves
    Zest of 1 lemon


Season shanks with salt and pepper to taste. Brown shanks, remove from pan and set aside.

Deglaze pan with wine, reduce wine to 1/3rd. Add butter, onions, carrots, and celery. Cook until tender and onions are translucent.

Add rosemary, thyme and cloves tied in cheesecloth (boquet garni). Put shanks back in pan and add beef broth/stock. Simmer for 2-3 hours until fork tender.

When tender, remove shanks and set aside. Remove boquet garni. Add lemon zest. Bring dutch oven to a boil and reduce remaining contents to desired thickness.

Serving Size: about 6 ounces of meat and 1/4th of sauce after reduced.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SULABLUE.

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