Veal Osso Bucco with Gremolata

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Here’s something I haven’t made in a long time.  Always so good.

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Especially with fairly good looking veal marrow bones.

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Veal Osso Bucco with Gremolata

6 veal shank slices

Salt and pepper

Flour

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp butter

1 onion, chopped

3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped

3 carrots, diced

2 celery branches, diced

1/2 cup white wine

1 1/2 cup veal broth

1 1/2 cup diced tomatoes

1 bay leaf

1 handful of fresh parsley, chopped

1 zest of a whole lemon, grated

Juice from 1 lemon

Fleur de sel

Season the veal with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour and brown in the oil and butter.    Remove and set aside.  Add the onion, 2/3 garlic, carrots and celery to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes.  Add the wine and broth, then boil for about 5 minutes.  Add the tomatoes, bay leaf and veal, bring to a boil, cover and then simmer for about 1 1/2 hours.

Mix the parsley, remaining garlic and lemon zest together.

Place the veal on a serving platter, stir the lemon juice into the sauce then ladle over the meat.  Sprinkle with the gremolata and fleur de sel.  Serve with pasta or mashed potatoes.

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28 Responses to Veal Osso Bucco with Gremolata

  1. Mad Dog says:

    Excellent – most people seem to have forgotten Gremolata, which adds a different flavour entirely ;-)

  2. Thank you. I had forgotten gremolata :)

  3. I haven’t made this in a while either. Your lovely photos have inspired me to do so…

  4. trangquynh says:

    this looks colorful and delish, and as usual, your photos are fantastic !

  5. Oh my goodness! I LOVE Osso Bucco with gremolata and yours look divine.

  6. Mary Frances says:

    Beautiful photos!! Looks amazing!

  7. Delicious! Makes me wish I was in Italy right now. Tuscany would do nicely :)

  8. your veal looks just amazing…i love using gremolata, so tasty…lovely post..sarah

  9. Beautiful. I use gremolate quite often but haven’t cooked osso buco for years…time to hunt down the ingredients!

  10. acrusteaten says:

    Looks absolutely lovely. I love gremolata, it makes anything taste amazing!

  11. I love what you do with these comparatively inexpensive cuts. Very nice, Rosemary!

  12. Bassa's Blog says:

    I love gremolata! Perfect with veal.

  13. rsmacaalay says:

    One of my favorite dishes osso bucco

  14. nopisyarifa says:

    Reblogged this on nopisyarifa and commented:
    mm

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