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lunedì 20 febbraio 2012

Have a roman style dinner: Roman Braised Oxtail

This is a classic Roman dish you can find in many trattorias.
Try to cook it at home and take pleasure in enjoying this wonderful ragout!


1 kg. oxtail, cut into pieces

300 g. peeled tomatoes

50 gr. pancetta or guanciale, minced

2 ribs celery (1 whole, 1 minced)

 2 cloves garlic

1 carrot, minced

1 white onion, minced

whole cloves, to taste

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 cup red Italian wine

1 pinch of dark chocolate

salt and black pepper,         
   to taste

Some parsley

Heat oil with pancetta, minced celery,  garlic, carrots, onions,  in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add oxtails; cook, turning once, until browned. Add wine and cook until evaporated, about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes ,cloves and dark chocolate .Reduce heat to medium-low and let cook covered, for 3 hours.

Add some water in case the sauce gets too dense.

Season with salt and pepper and parsley

Taste the sauce with Pasta (rigatoni)!

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