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6 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Veal Shanks

One of the most tender and tasty cuts of meat you'll ever find will really show your guests you care.



  1. Season shank with salt and pepper. Preheat oven to 450 °F (230 °C4) and sear shank in hot roasting pan, in olive oil.
  2. Continually baste shank and cook until brown.
  3. Add carrots, celery and onions and brown slowly. Add white wine, herbs and spices.
  4. Continually baste while roasting for about 2 1/2 hours until fork tender and bronze in color. Pan should be dry.
  5. Add a cup of water or wine to the drippings and bring to a boil, reduce to 1/2 and stir in 1/4 cup of sweet butter.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 383 calories in 1 serving of Veal Shanks.
Calorie break-down: 72% fat, 10% carbs, 18% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 253
Calories 383
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 28.14g 43%
  Saturated Fat 7.985g 40%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.552g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 15.919g  
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 483mg 20%
Potassium 440mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.15g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
  Sugars 2.48g  
Protein 15.68g  
Vitamin A 77% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 7% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(383 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (10%)
Fat (72%)
Protein (18%)
Carbohydrates, 9.15g (10%) Fat, 28.14g (72%) Protein, 15.68g (18%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories