Low & Slow Meals Ft. Stew Meat and Osso Buco

Written by Emily Fawcett
2 Minute Read
Published on Oct 11, 2023

Traditional Beef Stew


  • 1 lb 99 Counties stew meat
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add stew meat and brown on all sides. Remove meat and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, sauté onions, carrots, and garlic until softened.
  3. Return the browned stew meat to the pot. Add potatoes, beef broth, red wine, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 1.5 to 2 hours until the meat is tender and the flavors meld together.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy this hearty, comforting stew!

Braised Osso Buco Pork Hocks


  • 4 Osso Buco Pork Hocks from 99 Counties
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 can (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Gremolata (optional for garnish: mix minced garlic, lemon zest, and parsley)


  1. Season the Osso Buco Pork Hocks with salt and pepper, then lightly coat them with flour.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the pork hocks on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, sauté onions, carrots, and garlic until softened.
  4. Deglaze the skillet with white wine, scraping up any browned bits. Add beef broth, crushed tomatoes, thyme, and lemon zest.
  5. Return the pork hocks to the skillet, ensuring they're partially submerged in the liquid.
  6. Cover and simmer on low heat for 2 to 2.5 hours until the pork is tender and easily pulls away from the bone.
  7. Garnish with gremolata and serve with your favorite side dishes. Enjoy this luxurious Osso Buco!

Final Thoughts

At 99 Counties, we take pride in bringing you the best tasting, highest quality meats for you and your family. With our Stew Meat and Osso Buco Pork Hocks, you're not only enjoying flavors that tell a story but also supporting regenerative farming practices. 

Note: Cooking times and ingredient quantities may vary based on preferences and equipment used.

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