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Veal Casserole

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Ingredients
  Pancetta 1⁄4 Pound, sliced (115 Gram)
  Fennel bulb 1
  Medium mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram, Fresh)
  Onions 3 Small
  Veal loin chops/2 1/2 pounds / 1125 gram veal shoulder steaks, 3/4 inch / 2 centimeter thick 6 (3/4 Inch / 2 Centimeter Thick)
  Garlic cloves 3 Medium
  Butter 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoons)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chicken broth 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Dry white wine 180 Milliliter (3/4 Cup)
  Tomato paste 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 22 Milliliter (1/2 Tablespoons)
  Cold water 22 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoons)
Directions

Cut pancetta into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces.
Trim bottom end of fennel bulb and cut off stalks; discard.
Cut fennel bulb lengthwise in half, then slice crosswise.
Clean and trim mushrooms; cut into quarters.
Quarter onions.
Trim any fat or gristle from veal.
Mince garlic.
Heat oven to 325°F (160°C).
Heat butter and oil in large skillet over medium heat.
Add veal in single layer; cook until deep brown, about 4 minutes per side.
Remove veal to large shallow casserole.
Add pancetta to drippings in skillet.
Saute over medium heat 3 minutes.
Add onions, fennel, mushrooms and garlic; saute until onions are light brown, about 5 minutes.
Add broth, wine, tomato paste, salt and pepper.
Heat to boiling, stirring and scraping up brown bits which cling to bottom and sides of skillet.
Pour vegetable-broth mixture over veal in casserole.
Bake covered until veal is tender, 30 to 45 minutes.
Remove veal from casserole to deep, heatproof serving dish; keep warm.
Transfer vegetable-broth mixture back to skillet.
Mix flour and water in cup until smooth.
Stir into vegetable mixture; cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until sauce thickens and bubbles for 1 mintue.
Pour vegetable sauce over veal.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked

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