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Intramontabile classico

Ossobuco with peas

Ossobuco alla Pavese

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  • 4 beef shanks
  • Boiled mix for meat broth

Pavese style shanks with peas are an authentic Lombard delicacy. This traditional dish combines veal shanks with peas, creating a rich and flavorful dish.

Every self-respecting Lombard has, at least once, cooked or tasted this dish in his life: ossobuco with peas is among the classics of Lombard regional cuisine and, despite his advanced age, represents an inviting, complete and rich dish. tasteful.

The variations in terms of added spices and risky combinations have, over time, left room for tradition, after all, as it is presented, it is damn delicious and succulent.

Capable of satisfying adults and children alike, it contains a pleasant discovery and appetizing surprise in the marrow of the ossobuco...All that remains is to know the traditional recipe and get to the stove!

Shank shanks with frozen peas recipe

Pavese-style shanks with peas are a perfect example of how Lombard cuisine knows how to combine simple ingredients in extraordinary ways, creating dishes that conquer the palates of anyone who tastes them.

This recipe represents an authentic celebration of the flavors of the area and its culinary tradition. Let's see together how to prepare it.


  • 4 veal shanks
  • 200 g of frozen peas
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 medium sized carrot
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 cup yellow flour
  • 1 liter of meat broth
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste
  • parsley to decorate the dish


Finely slice the onion and shallot, heat a drizzle of oil and brown.

In the meantime, score the edges of the meat and coat them in flour. When the oil sizzles, add the meat and brown on both sides. In a saucepan, add three quarters of the meat broth, the carrots previously cut into slices and the meat.

Leave on the stove over medium-low heat for two and a half hours, taking care to top up with the remaining meat broth if necessary.

In the last 15 minutes of cooking, blanch the peas in water and add them to the saucepan with the meat and the rest of the mixture. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper.

Now it's time to plate: create a frame for your work of art with an inviting aroma with the parsley, add the meat to the center and surround everything with the peas and the sauce that will have been created in the saucepan, beautiful right? It's sure to be delicious too! On the table and...Enjoy your meal!