Osso Buco
(1 reviews)
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
2 h 30 min

Osso Buco is so easy yet delicious.  Enjoy with a nice bold red wine.

D. Helyar
4 Veal shanks
4 oz Pancetta, diced
1 Carrot, diced
1 Celery stalk, diced
1 Onion, medium, diced
3-4 Garlic cloves, chopped
4 Thyme, sprigs
1 cup Dry white wine
1 cup Chicken stock
2 tbsp Flour
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp Itallian parsley, chopped
2 tbsp Lemon zest
2 Garlic cloves, minced
  1. Veal Shanks
  2. Preheat oven to 325F
  3. Using a Dutch oven brown diced pancetta until browned. Remove from dutch oven and set aside
  4. Dredge veal shanks in flour and shake excess off
  5. Season with salt & pepper
  6. Add 2 tbsp olive oil to Dutch oven
  7. Add veal shanks to Duch oven and brown both sides on medium heat.
  8. Remove browned veal shanks and set aside
  9. Saute onions, carrots and celery in Dutch oven until onions are soft
  10. Add garlic and sprigs of thyme and continue to saute for 5-10 minutes
  11. Place veal shanks in Dutch oven and cover with sauted vegetables
  12. Add pancetta, wine and chick stock
  13. Bring to simmer and Dutch oven
  14. Place in oven and cook for 2 hours


  • Add parsley, garlic and lemon zesr in small bowl and set aside a few minutes before serving


  • Serve Osso Buco with polenta, risotto, mashed potatoes or your favourite vegetables
  • Garnish with Gremolata

Wine Pairing

  • Enjoy your Osso Buco with a nice bottle of bold red wine such as a Barolo, Zinfandel or Pinot Noir
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