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Ossobuco alla Milanese

"Ossobuco is one of the signature dishes of Milanese cuisine. Veal shanks are cut crosswise to reveal the marrow, a cut often just referred to as 'ossobucco'. The dish is finished with a gremolata, which is a mix of chopped parsley and lemon zest. In Milan, ossobucco is typically served with a saffron risotto."
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Ingredients

1 h 28 m servings 476 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

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  1. Slit the skin around the veal shanks in 2 or 3 places so that slices do not curl when cooked. Dust veal shanks with flour.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Add veal shanks; cook until browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Pour in white wine and simmer until reduced, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir tomato puree, salt, and pepper into the skillet. Pour in beef stock gradually, stirring between each addition. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook, turning veal shanks occasionally, until tender, about 55 minutes.
  4. Mix parsley and lemon zest together in a small bowl. Stir into the skillet. Cook until flavors combine, about 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • The cooking time will depend on the thickness of the shanks. Use a fork to ensure they are tender before adding the gremolata.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 476 calories; 18.9 g fat; 2.7 g carbohydrates; 63.9 g protein; 254 mg cholesterol; 287 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe brings me back to my childhood.There are different regions in Italy, and even though this one is form the part of Italy where i was born, Northern Italy, we make it a little differen...

i loved this recipe. i did do a few things differently though. i used 3 carrots and a whole onion, chopped as opposed to a tbsp of each. i didn't have any wine, so i used beef stock. i added 3 ...