Pork Osso Bucco

Rich and hearty, pork osso bucco is delicious served over pasta.

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Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 2h30 minutes

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INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cuts pork osso bucco
  • large drizzle olive oil (approx 2 T)
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
  • 1/3 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 4 cups chicken stock (or vegetable)
  • 10 T (approx 1.5 sticks) butter
  • 2 C dry red wine
  • 12 ounces pasta of choice

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300 F.
  • Drizzle osso bucco cuts with a little bit of olive oil and salt well. Add shanks to a deep roasting pan and add the carrots, celery, onions, chicken stock, and red wine. Cover and bake 2 hours in oven.
  • When cooked through – should be tender – remove from oven and drain liquid from pan through a strainer and into a saucepan. This is the base of your sauce.
  • Meanwhile, in a separate pot bring salted water to a boil and make pasta.
  • To stock in the saucepan, add 2 more cups chicken stock (vegetable also works) and set to a slow simmer, adding salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat, stir in butter and allow to melt completely, and serve over pasta.