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Adapted from Singing Chef Pasquale Cookery Show on PBS Canada.
  Veal shoulder 3 Pound, rolled and tied
  Bacon slices/Pancetta slices 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Onion 1 , halved
  Carrot 1 , sliced
  White vinegar 4 Ounce
  White wine 4 Ounce
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon 1 (use peel and juice)

Preheat oven to 475°F./240°C.
Place meat in roasting pan and lay the bacon slices on top, then sprinkle with seasonings.
Cook in the oven for 45 minutes, remove and lower the heat to 375°F./190°C.
Let pan cool slightly and then add the remaining ingredients.
Place back in oven and cook for another 60 minutes.
Remove roast and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing to let the juices settle.
Strain the pan liquids and use as gravy.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2555 Calories from Fat 845

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 94 g144.8%

Saturated Fat 35.6 g177.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1557.4 mg519.1%

Sodium 3478.3 mg144.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.3%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 357 g713.3%

Vitamin A 215.5% Vitamin C 114.6%

Calcium 15.1% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Vitello Al Forno Recipe