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Osso Buco

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Ingredients
  Veal shank 2 Pound
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomatoes 16 Ounce, mashed (1 Can)
  Onions 3
  Garlic buds 3 , minced
  Bay leaves 2
  Dried basil 2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) From the veal shanks, remove all the visible fat.

MAKING
2) In a heavy Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine the veal shanks and 1/4 cup of red wine.
3) Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
4) Now, uncover and cook until the liquid evaporates and the meat turns really brown.
5) To this, add the remaining cup of wine, mashed tomatoes along with their juice, onions, garlic, bay leaves, basil, oregano and pepper.
6) Cover the dish and simmer for 2 hours. Check if the meat is tender.
7) Again, uncover and continue to cook until the sauce turns very thick.

FINALIZING
8) To individual plates, transfer the veal shanks.
9) Over each serving, spoon the sauce evenly.

SERVING
10) Top each serving hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Veal
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
130 Minutes
Ready In: 
145 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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