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Osso Buco

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Osso Buco
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy this classic Italian dish made with veal shanks and featuring the flavors of white wine, beef broth and a touch of lemon peel.
Updated Mar 17, 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 veal or beef shank cross cuts, 2 to 2 1/2 inches thick (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or apple juice
  • 1 can (10 1/2 oz) condensed beef broth
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese, if desired
  • 6 cups hot cooked mashed potatoes or spaghetti
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Sprinkle veal with salt and pepper; coat with flour. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Cook veal in oil about 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  • 2
    Stir in wine, broth, garlic and bay leaf. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours or until veal is tender.
  • 3
    Remove veal; place on serving platter. Skim fat from broth; remove bay leaf. Pour broth over veal; sprinkle with parsley, lemon peel and cheese. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For the best flavor, look for calf’s liver. Although the price may be a bit higher than for beef, the liver will be from a younger animal and so more tender.

Nutrition

700 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 68g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
700
Calories from Fat
270
Total Fat
30g
45%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
4g
Cholesterol
255mg
86%
Sodium
1090mg
46%
Potassium
1520mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
3g
Protein
68g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 7 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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