Rating: 4.5 stars
10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

Brimming with rich, deep flavors, Easy Beef Osso Buco is a slow cooker classic. With just 30 minutes of preparation in the morning, this warm stew cooks in 8 hours while you are at work or running errands throughout the day and is ready to eat when you get home.

Tiffany Vickers Davis
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
8 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 cup beef mixture and 2 teaspoons gremolata)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler.

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  • Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt over beef. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil; swirl to coat. Add beef; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Add beef to a 6-quart electric slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to skillet; swirl. Add onion, celery, carrot, tomato paste, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Add stock and mushrooms. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add stock mixture, wine, cornstarch, pepper, and bay leaf to slow cooker.

  • Place tomatoes on a jelly-roll pan. Broil 8 minutes or until blackened. Place tomatoes on beef, pressing lightly to crush.

  • Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or until beef is tender. Remove beef from cooker. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Stir meat and 1 1/4 teaspoons salt into cooker. Discard the bay leaf.

  • Combine parsley, rind, and garlic. Sprinkle on top.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

207 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 2.9g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 24.3g; carbohydrates 10.8g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 40mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 557mg; calcium 57mg.
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