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Veal Parmesan

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Veal parmesan is a cheesy oven cooked veal preparation. The sauce for the veal parmesan is prepared with tomato sauce along with basil and a dash of wine for flavor. The veal is fried with a egg and breadcrumbs coating. Served with the sauce and cheese to top it off, it is sassy and indulgent.
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned tomato sauce 15 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dry white wine 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil leaves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fennel seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Seasoned dry bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Divided)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Veal cutlets 1 Pound (1/4 Inch Thick)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon

For sauce, heat 2 tablespoons Oil in medium saucepan.
Add onion, green pepper and garlic.
Saute over moderate heat until tender.
Stir in tomato sauce, wine, basil, sugar, fennel, salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Heat to boiling.
Reduce heat.
Simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, or until sauce is thickened.
Mix bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in shallow dish.
Beat eggs slightly in another shallow dish.
Dip veal into eggs, then in bread crumb mixture to coat.
Preheat oven to 350 °F.
Heat 1/4 inch oil in large skillet.
Add veal.
Fry over moderate heat, 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden brown, turning over once.
Drain on paper towels.
Arrange cutlets in 13x9-inch baking dish.
Pour sauce over veal.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
Bake at 350°F, 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1731 Calories from Fat 700

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g121.9%

Saturated Fat 28.2 g141%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 865.9 mg288.6%

Sodium 5608.9 mg233.7%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.3%

Sugars 32.7 g

Protein 161 g322.6%

Vitamin A 69.2% Vitamin C 164.7%

Calcium 139.1% Iron 68.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Veal Parmesan Recipe