Braised Veal Shanks, Milan Style

Enjoy this Italian slow cooked dish that’s made using veal shanks, herbs and veggies for a hearty delicious dinner.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
pounds veal shanks
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium carrot, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup water
1/3
cup dry white wine
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Trim excess fat from veal shanks. Coat veal with flour. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook veal in oil about 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides; drain.
  • 2 Place veal in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients; pour over veal.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until veal is very tender and pulls away from bones.
  • 4 Remove veal and vegetables from cooker, using slotted spoon; place on serving platter. Skim fat from veal juices in cooker if desired. Pour juices over veal and vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    255mg
    255%;
    Sodium
    620mg
    620%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    62g
    62%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable; 8 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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