Gratin of Veal Shanks with Spiced Tomato Sauce and Pasta

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking: Traditional and Modern Recipes to Savor and Share

Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2009

  • About

Here’s my updated recipe for pastitsatha, a particularly popular dish on the Ionian Island of Corfu, where the food is spicy rather than herbal as in most of Greece. It’s nearly impossible to pass by a kitchen door in Corfu without catching the aroma of sweet paprika cooking in oil, but you’d be hard-pressed to find paprika used elsewhere in Greece.

Pastitsatha is truly an outstanding meal-in-onepot dish. Chunks of farm-raised chicken or rosy veal shanks are cooked slo