Weight Watchers Drumstick Osso Buco

Weight Watchers Drumstick Osso Buco

Weight Watchers Drumstick Osso Buco


  • 8 (¼-pound) skinless chicken drumsticks
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • 1 (14½-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups hot cooked white rice


  1. Sprinkle the chicken with ½ teaspoon of the salt and ? teaspoon of the pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned, 3–4 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
  2. Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in the same skillet. Add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the wine and simmer 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes, basil, oregano, and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ? teaspoon pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes. Add the chicken and simmer, covered, until the chicken is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Serve with the rice.

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