Veal scaloppini ‘ai funghi’ (of mushrooms)

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Time 20 Minutes
  • 8 thin slices veal
  • 50g plain (all purpose) flour
  • 250g small swiss brown mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 50g butter
  • 1 clove garlic, whole
  • 6 large sage leaves, finely chopped
  • 150ml white wine
  • Sea salt, freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It
Step 1

Place the veal between 2 sheets of plastic wrap or greaseproof paper and pound with a meat mallet or rolling pin until the veal is approximately 6mm thick throughout. Peel off the plastic wrap or greaseproof paper and season the veal lightly with salt and pepper on both sides, then lightly dust each side in flour.

Step 2

Use a brush or a paper towel to clean the mushrooms and brush away any clinging dirt. Thinly slice the mushrooms.

Step 3

Heat the olive oil and half of the butter in a large frying pan over high heat. Add 4 of the veal slices and cook for one minute on each side. Transfer to a plate and repeat with the remaining 4 veal slices. Remove the veal from the heat.

Step 4

Reduce the heat to medium. Add the remaining butter and roughly chopped sage. Cook until the butter is melted, then add white wine. Bring the liquid to a simmer, continuously stirring and scraping up any browned bits. Add the whole garlic clove and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the chopped mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 5

Return the veal to the frying pan and cook for 3 minutes or until the veal is just cooked through. The sauce should be well combined and slightly thickened.

Step 6

Spoon the sauce and mushrooms over the veal scaloppini and serve immediately – buon appetito.

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8 thin slices veal |50g plain (all purpose) flour|250g small swiss brown mushrooms |2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil|50g butter|1 clove garlic, whole|6 large sage leaves, finely chopped|150ml white wine|Sea salt, freshly ground black pepper

Vanessa Bottaro

Founder and Owner at Italian Spoon
What is second best thing to being in beautiful Italy? Cooking and writing about Italian food, of course!

I live in Melbourne, Australia with my husband Simone and two children. They are my first love! Italian Spoon brings my second love for cooking Italian food and blogging to life and I am loving it!

I hope to inspire you to continue the tradition of Italian home cooking. Buon appetito!
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