Monday, November 5, 2007

What I Made Today...




Ossobucco





















Today’s beautiful masterpiece is Ossobucco with Spinach and Saffron Couscous (and for the kids, home made chicken nuggets!).

Ossobucco

2 veal shanks
2 tbsp canola oil
2 cans chicken stock
½ cup of baby carrots
1 large yellow onion diced
5 cloves of garlic
1 tbsp Herbs of Provence
½ cup white wine
2 bay leaves
salt and pepper to taste

Season the meat with salt pepper and Herbs of Provence. Heat a skillet with a little bit of canola oil, and place the veal presentation side down first. Sear on medium to low heat. Brown and then flip. Put into a deep braising dish that has a lid. Next, put in a little more oil and sauté onions, carrots, bay leaf and garlic. Brown, and if the food starts to burn add a little chicken stock and scrape it around. Once the vegetables have browned add chicken stock and white wine and reduce a little. Pour over veal shanks and close with lid. Put in the oven at 325 for 2 hours.

Happy Cooking!
Mary

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1 comment:

Lisa Berry said...

Oh my gosh...SO SO good, and easy! I can't believe I did it! Maybe I can cook after all :-)

Lisa