Easiest Ever Instant Pot Osso Buco

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  • 1/4 medium onion chopped
  • 1 small carrot chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 slice veal or beef shank about 1 pound
  • 1 cup white wine Pinot grigio/Italian white preferred
  • 1/2 cup passata or crushed tomatoes
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh herbs I just used 1 sprig of oregano

Special Equipment


  • Roughly chop your onion, carrots, and garlic.
    chopping aromatics | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Preheat your Instant Pot to saute high and add 1-2 tablespoons oil. Pat dry your shanks and season generously on both sides with salt and pepper.
    beef shank | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Once your instant pot is hot enough (for me, that’s about 2 mins past when it beeps) Brown your shanks 1-2 minutes per side.
    browning beef shank | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Remove the shank and add your onion, carrots, and garlic. Cook until soft – 2-4 minutes.
    aromatics in Instant Pot | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Add the wine and deglaze, scraping the brown bits with a wooden spoon. Reduce until about half the wine is left – 2-3 minutes.
    deglazing | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Add passata, herbs if using, and the shanks to the pot. Set pressure to high and braise for 1 hour. Quick release when done and serve, garnish with grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, red pepper flakes, and flat leaf parsley as desired.
    instant pot osso buco | www.iamafoodblog.com

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