Healthy Eating

Veal Piccata

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 min.
This classic and dependable veal piccata recipe will wow dinner guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb veal leg cutlets, cut 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • Lemon-Caper Sauce:2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp drained capers
  • 1 tsp butter

Directions

  • Pound veal cutlets to 1/8-inch thickness. Combine flour, salt, paprika and pepper. Lightly coat cutlets with flour mixture.
  • Heat 1/2 of oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook cutlets in batches, 2 to 4 minutes or until cooked through, turning once. Remove; keep warm.
  • Add wine and lemon juice to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until browned bits attached to skillet are dissolved and sauce is slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in capers and butter. Serve over cutlets.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 215
  Calories from Fat 70 (33%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(30%)Cholesterol 91mg
(17%)Sodium 407mg
(13%)Potassium 464mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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