This is one of the iconic Italian dishes. Ask anyone to name 3
Italian dishes and the probable answer will be Spaghetti and Meatballs,
Lasagna and Veal Parmesan. This dish is also easily made with chicken
breast. There is nothing like cutting into a piece of Veal Parmesan and
having strings of melted mozzarella cheese stretching from the plate
to your fork.
4 4-ounce slices of Veal pounded thin
3 Eggs beaten
¾ cup Seasoned Breadcrumbs
¾ cup Parmesan Cheese grated
1 stick Butter melted
Italian Red Sauce recipe follows
4 slices Mozzarella Cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Put melted butter in a 13×9-inch
baking dish. Combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and mix
well. Dip veal in egg then coat with breadcrumb/cheese mixture.
Repeat the last step double breading veal. Put in baking dish and cook
for 5-6 minutes on each side. Pour Italian Red sauce around veal and
cook for 5 more minutes. Cover each piece of veal with a slice of
Mozzarella cheese. Cook until cheese is melted. Serve with pasta
topped with sauce from pan.
Italian Red Sauce
This is a quick Italian Red Sauce.
1 tablespoon Butter
1 tablespoon Fresh Garlic minced
¼ cup Onion minced
1 can (29 ounce) Tomato Sauce
1 can (6 ounce) Tomato Paste
1 tablespoon Italian Seasonings
1 tablespoon Fresh Oregano chopped
2 teaspoons Fresh Basil chopped
1 teaspoon Fresh Parsley chopped
2 tablespoons Sugar
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Sauté onions
and garlic in butter until onions are soft. Add the tomato sauce and
paste; mixing well, making sure the paste does not remain in lumps.
Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Adjust the seasonings to
taste. Cook for 5 minutes and serve.
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