OSSO BUCO

  • 18/06/2018
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 210 min

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • osso buco (approximately 1.3kg)
  • pancetta, rind removed and chopped finely
  • leek, trimmed chopped finely
  • small carrots, peeled and diced
  • stalks celery, chopped finely
  • cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • roughly chopped rosemary
  • red wine
  • tomato passata
  • brown sugar
  • Vegeta Beef Stock Powder
  • Potato mash, to serve
  • For the Gremolata (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Add oil to a large cast iron casserole. Sear meat on high heat for a few minutes on each side; remove meat from pan and set aside.
  2. 2.
    Add pancetta, leek, carrot, celery, garlic and rosemary to the pan. Stir over medium heat until golden; add wine to deglaze pan. Cook for a few minutes until wine is reduced by half; add tomato passata, brown sugar, Vegeta Beef Stock Powder and stir. Return meat to pan and add enough water to just cover meat. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Cover pan, leaving lid slightly ajar and simmer on low heat for 2-3 hours or until the meat is almost falling off the bone.
  3. 3.
    Return meat to the sauce in the casserole for 5 minutes. Serve Osso Bucco with mash, the reduced sauce and optional Gremolata.

Tip

For the Gremolata Combine ingredients in a bowl.