Because it's so lean, cook veal quickly or use a moist heat method like braising. From scallopini to Marsala to piccata to veal Parmesan, these easy veal recipes can work with a chop, steak, or roast.

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Osso Buco with Citrus Gremolata

Food & Wine

Ethan Stowell sticks to Italian tradition when making osso buco, topping braised veal shanks with a citrusy gremolata (orange and lemon zest mixed with garlic and parsley). He advises spooning out and eating all of the marrow from the bones for what he calls "a mouthful of fatty goodness."

Total: 4 hrs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Family Circle

The convenience of the microwave reduces the start-to-finish time of these sweet and sour meatballs to less than 30 minutes. Serve this recipe as an appetizer or spoon over cooked noodles for a main dish.

Fillet of Veal with Mushrooms

Family Circle

If you prefer, you could also serve this same mushroom cream sauce over chicken, pork or steak.

Mustard-Rosemary Grilled Lamb

Diabetic Living

Marinate the lamb chops in the fridge. Then grill these well-seasoned chops until tender.

Swiss-Style Veal and Mushrooms


Do you wish dinner could be ready when you got home? It takes just 10 minutes to "fix it" in the morning, then the slow cooker lets you "forget it" while it cooks all day.

Total: 7 hrs 15 mins

Ina's Meat Loaf

Midwest Living

Veal Goulash with Paprika, Caraway, and Fried Capers

Food & Wine

At Seasonal Restaurant and Weinbar, Wolfgang Ban makes his goulash with succulent veal cheeks; here he adapts the recipe for easier-to-find veal shoulder.

Total: 2 hrs 45 mins

Pan-Roasted Veal Chops with Cabernet Sauce

Food & Wine

Chef Robert Wiedmaier gives butchering demos at the Butcher's Block in Alexandria, Virginia. At his restaurant next door, Brabo, he serves elegant dishes, like this veal chop. To make the wine sauce even more complex, use demiglace (concentrated veal stock) instead of beef stock and flour. Demiglace is available from

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Veal Spiedini

Prego Italian Sauce

Doesn't this sound amazing? Thin slices of veal rolled around a filling of prosciutto, pine nuts and mozzarella, simmered in Italian sauce and served with garlic cheese bread. Best of all, it's ready in under an hour.

Total: 50 mins

Veal Stew with Spring Greens

Food & Wine

This lemony stew has a delicious mix of spinach, sorrel, watercress, romaine, and herbs.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
Total: 2 hrs 45 mins
Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

Quick-and-Easy Pasties

Midwest Living

These shortcut Quick-and-Easy Pastries are perfect when time is scarce and leftovers plentiful.

Roast Veal with Marjoram

Food & Wine

If Daniel Humm were cooking in the northern, more Germanic part of Switzerland, he'd probably serve this spectacular roasted veal with spaetzle, but because he's in the southern, Italian region, he makes a luscious risotto with porcini mushrooms.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

How to Cook Veal

For a new twist on dinner, learn how to cook veal. Finished with a lemon, caper and parsley sauce, it will soon be a family favorite.

Michigan Pasties

Midwest Living

These shortcut Quick-and-Easy Pastries are perfect when time is scarce and leftovers plentiful.

Veal  Recipes: Take your pick!
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