top of page

Healthy osso bucco

This is a great recipe for a healthy, tender and mouth watering meat stew.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 (650g) beef or veal shanks (osso bucco)

  • 2 large carrots, peeled, roughly chopped

  • 410g can chopped tomatoes with roasted capsicum

  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves

  • 400g can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shanks. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes each side or until browned. Add carrot, tomato and 1/2 cup cold water. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 hour or until meat is tender.

  2. Add thyme and beans. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve.

bottom of page