Spezzatino di Cinghiale: Wild Boar Stew

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 2 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 tablespoons/60 ml extra-virgin olive oil

1 onion, coarsely chopped

1 carrot, coarsely chopped

1 celery stalk, coarsely chopped

2 pounds/900 g wild boar, cubed

1/2 teaspoon/2.5 ml nutmeg

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cup/250 ml red wine

1 (28-ounce/800 g) can pureed tomatoes

1 cup/250 ml beef broth

Directions

  1. Heat up the extra-virgin olive oil in a large stewing pot. Add the onion, carrot, and celery. Cook until the vegetables have become soft. Add the cubed wild boar and season with nutmeg, salt, and black pepper. Mix the ingredients together and add the wine. Allow the wine to reduce. Add the tomato puree, beef broth, and salt. Cover with a lid and cook for 2 hours.