Osso Buco – Crockpot variation

2 meaty soup bones sit side by side in the package.

Osso Buco - Crockpot variation

The meaty shank soup bone is browned, put in the crockpot, then veggies are added and all of it is simmered on low for 6-8 hours. Yummy-licious!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil, butter, or fat
  • 1-2 meaty shank soup bones
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 18 oz. diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups broth Opt.

Instructions

  • Brown meaty shank soup bones in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove to crockpot or slow cooker.
  • Add veggies to crockpot.
  • Cover with diced tomatoes. Add broth, if using. Cover with lid.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Take meat out, cut into fine pieces or shred. Cut marrow into small pieces. Add back to pot and stir it all together.
  • OPT - If you used up to 2 cups of broth, drain liquid and cook down on the stovetop.  Add back to meat and veggies.
  • Serve as is or over rice or potatoes.

Notes

This is my stovetop Osso Buco recipe modified to be done in a crockpot.  2 cups of liquid are optional in the crockpot.  The tomatoes, veggies and meat will make their own liquid which will work for this meal.