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Veal with Cheese

  • 23/08/2004
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 4
  • 60 min

Traditionally excellent veal will be hard to recognise in this recipe due to the new twist. What makes this meal irresistible is the combination of veal with wine, garlic and fresh basil. The role of vegetables and cheese is to provide the wholesome taste.


  • 600 g veal steaks (4 pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Beef Stock Powder
  • 80 ml cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 300 g Swiss chard
  • 180 g Swiss cheese, slices
  • cooking oil
  • Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 400 g tomato, canned, whole tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 100 ml tomato, canned, puree
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 50 ml white wine
  • 80 ml water
  • 1 tablespooon fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta Beef Stock Powder


  1. 1.
    Tenderise the veal steaks using a mallet. Sprinkle them with Vegeta Beef Stock Powder and coat with flour.
  2. 2.
    In a pan heat up the oil and cook veal steaks, each side around 10 minutes, until they become golden yellow in colour. Put steaks on a plate and cover to keep warm.
  3. 3.
    Cook the Swiss chard in boiling salted water briefly, drain and chop into pieces.
  4. 4.
    Sauce: In a deeper pan heat up olive oil. Braise the whole tomatoes for few minutes, then add garlic, tomato puree, Vegeta Beef Stock Powder, sugar, water and wine. Stew for 15 minutes. At the end add basil.
  5. 5.
    Add veal steaks to the sauce, cover with cooked Swiss chard, and place cheese slices on top. Cover and cook another 10 minutes for cheese to melt.


Serve with cooked rice.


This recipe is equally tasty when prepared using turkey fillets.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 659 / 2.755 - -
Fat g 45,71 - -
Carbohydrates g 15,72 - -
Dietary fibre g 3,76 - -
Protein g 45,60 - -
Sodium g 4,00 0 0
Vitamin A μg 6.285,20 157 126
Vitamin D μg 22,28 11 11
Vitamin C mg 42,06 56 47
Niacin mg 21,73 155 109
Calcium mg 1.346,38 135 135
Phosphorous mg 638,65 80 80

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)