Osso Bucco in Red Wine Salsa with Soft Polenta Recipe

Osso Bucco in Red Wine Salsa with Soft Polenta Recipe

How To Make Osso Bucco in Red Wine Salsa with Soft Polenta

Osso bucco is an Italian dish traditionally made from veal. In this recipe, the steaks are simmered in tomato sauce and red wine and served over polenta.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • 1tbspgarlic olive oil
  • 1onion,finely chopped
  • 2carrots,diced
  • 2garlic cloves,(or 2 tsp minced garlic), crushed
  • 4osso bucco beef steaks
  • 1tbsptomato paste
  • ¼cupdry red wine
  • 1cancondensed tomato soup,or pasta sauce or crushed tomatoes
  • 1tbspvegetable stock powder
  • ¼cupwater
  • salt,to taste
  • parsley,to garnish
  • polenta,(prepared to package instructions)


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onions, carrots and garlic.

  2. Cook until onion is transparent. Add the osso bucco steaks and brown on both sides.

  3. Add tomato paste, wine, soup/pasta sauce or tomatoes, stock powder and water. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Cover pan with lid, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 to 1½ hours until beef is tender. Sprinkle with salt (if needed) to suit tastes.

  5. Serve over prepared polenta and garnish with fresh chopped parsley.


  • Calories: 1178.45kcal
  • Fat: 76.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 31.32g
  • Trans Fat: 4.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 36.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.73g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.07g
  • Fiber: 2.60g
  • Sugar: 9.47g
  • Protein: 94.37g
  • Cholesterol: 285.82mg
  • Sodium: 1498.93mg
  • Calcium: 138.99mg
  • Potassium: 1713.00mg
  • Iron: 8.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 303.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.48mg
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