Rane In Guazzetto


36 frog’s legs
Four tbs. olive oil
Two cloves garlic, crushed
One onion, chopped
Two celery stalks, chopped
1 lb. tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
flour for dusting
Four tbs. butter
One tbs. parsley, chopped
Six croutons

How to make the Rane In Guazzetto – Frog’s Legs in Tomato Sauce:

Prepare a soffritto with garlic, onion, celery, and olive oil. Remove garlic when brown. When the rest of the vegetables are tender but not brown, add the tomatoes and cook for 12 min. over medium heat.

Lightly dust the frog’s legs with flour and place them in a separate skillet with 4 tbs. butter until just brow.

Remove and add the tomato sauce. Finish cooking over medium heat for 5 min. Adjust seasoning, add parsley and serve the rane in guazzetto with a crouton.

Serves 4-6

Regional recipe from Lombardy