Breaded Veal Topped with Tomatoes, Spinach, and Lemon

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Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 cutlet, 3/4 cup spinach mixture, and 1 lemon wedge)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 384
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 12.5 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 6.2 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 32.5 g
Carbohydrate 33.8 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 197 mg
Iron 4.2 mg
Sodium 730 mg
Calcium 97 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup dry breadcrumbs
4 (4-ounce) veal cutlets (about 1/4 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 cups fresh spinach
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved (about 1/4 pound)
1 lemon, quartered

Preparation

Place flour in shallow dish. Place eggs in another shallow dish. Place the dry breadcrumbs in another shallow dish. Sprinkle veal with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Working with 1 cutlet at a time, dredge veal in flour, turning to coat other side; shake off excess flour. Dip veal in egg, and then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture.

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add veal; cook 4 minutes. Turn veal over; cook 3 minutes or until done.

While veal cooks, combine 2 teaspoons oil, vinegar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add spinach and tomatoes; toss gently to coat. Top veal with spinach mixture; serve with lemon wedges.

Note:

Robyn Webb,

March 2003
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