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Braised Oxtail

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  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Streaky bacon 1⁄4 Pound (100 Gram / 4 Ounce)
  Garlic clove 1 Small, peeled and chopped
  Onion 1 Large, peeled and chopped
  Oxtail 3 Pound, cut into pieces (1.5 Kilogram)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter / 1 1/4 Cups)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Large Tin)
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter / 2/3 Cup)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Bay leaf 1
  Fresh thyme sprig 2
  Freshly chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Celery sticks 4 , coarsely chopped

Heat olive oil in a large casserole, and gently try bacon until brown.
Add garlic and onion, and cook until golden.
Turn up the heat, and add oxtail pieces, browning them on each side.
Pour in wine, and allow to boil for 2 min.
Then add tomatoes, water, salt, pepper, bay leaf, thyme, and parsley.
Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer in a moderate oven, 180°C/Gas Mark 4/350°F, for 2 hr.
Add chopped celery, and stir in well.
Cover and cook for a further 30 min.
Skim off as much fat as possible, and serve straight from the casserole.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3327 Calories from Fat 1725

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 193 g297.1%

Saturated Fat 65.4 g326.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 896 mg298.7%

Sodium 4765.8 mg198.6%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.1%

Dietary Fiber 18.1 g72.6%

Sugars 18.6 g

Protein 267 g533.6%

Vitamin A 108.3% Vitamin C 163.2%

Calcium 36.8% Iron 56.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Oxtail Recipe