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Ossibuchi Al Radicchio

Ossibuchi Al Radicchio – Osso Buco with Oven Roasted Radicchio, (red-leaf Italian chicory).







4 veal shank steaks
2 tablespoons of olive oil
½ cup of flour
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon of butter
2 celery stalks
2 carrots
1 large shallot
1 cup of white wine.
Beef broth.

4 heads of radicchio
2 tablespoons of olive oil
4 sprigs of fresh tarragon
Salt and pepper
3 tablespoons of aged balsamic vinegar

Season the flour with salt and pepper and dredge the veal shank— Osso Buco in the seasoned flour.

Place olive oil in a pot and brown the Osso Buco steaks in both sides. Remove the Osso Buco from the pot and add butter.
Dice the carrots, celery and shallots.
Sauté the vegetables until translucient, not browned.
Add the Osso Buco back into the pot.
Add the white wine and lower the heat to simmer for 40 minutes.
Add broth if the pot gets to dry.






Preheat oven to 450 degrees F

IMG_0388Cut the radicchio into quarters lengthwise with the core intact. Rinse the radicchio wedges and shake off excess water—do not dry completely.
Place the wedges with the cut side up on a baking pan.
Tuck the sprigs of fresh tarragon into the wedges.
Drizzle olive oil over the radicchio wedges. Sprinkle salt and freshly ground black pepper on the wedges.
Roast in the oven for 10 minutes—until wilted. Turn the wedges and continue roasted for another 5 minutes.
Arrange the radicchio and Osso Buco on a serving platter and drizzle the balsamic vinegar over the radicchio and add a drop in the center of the bone of the Osso Buco steaks.

Buon Apetito