Ossibuchi al Sugo, or: Stewed Veal Shanks with Meat Sauce
From Kyle Phillips, former About.com Guide
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Make your Battuto
Prepare your battuto
A battuto is the finely chopped mixture of herbs that flavor an Italian dish -- in this case carrot, celery, onion, and parsley. Purists use a mezzaluna, a crescent-shaped knife, and a chopping board, but you can also use a blender.
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