Delicious Osso Bucco Recipe

Veal Osso Bucco Recipe

We had friends over for lunch and served this delicious dish today.  Yes, it was a bit on the heavy side for lunch, but it was cold so I guess it evened out.  We served the osso bucco over a bed of mashed potatoes and baby bok choy on the side.




3 pounds of veal shanks

1 sprig of rosemary

1 sprig of thyme

1 bay leaf

1 onion chopped

2 carrots chopped

2 celery stalks chopped

1.5 cups of all purpose flour for dredging

Sea salt and ground pepper

4 cups beef stock

1 6 ounce can of tomato paste

1/4 cup grape seed or olive oil for browning




1.  Remove veal shanks from packaging and pat dry with a paper towel.  Generously salt and pepper both sides and dredge in flour.

Veal Shank Osso Bucco Recipe2.  Chop up onion, carrots, and celery

Finely chopped up onions, carrots, and celery3.  Heat oil in dutch oven or 6 quart pot and brown veal shanks on both sides.

Browning veal shanks for osso bucco

5.  Remove browned veal shanks to a platter while you cook the vegetables.

Browned veal shanks for osso bucco6.  Saute the vegetables until softened.Finely chopped onions, celery, and carrots

7.  Add tomato paste, rosemary, thyme, bay leaf, about 4 cups of beef stock, and veal s shanks.

Osso Bucco Recipe Veal shanks8.  Cover and let simmer for approximately 1.5 hours until meat falls off the bones.  I served this over mashed potatoes with a side of baby bok choy., Inc.

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