Veal Saltimbocca

Veal Saltimbocca is easily multiplied to serve any number of people.

Veal Saltimbocca


  • 4 thin veal cutlets
  • Salt and pepper
  • Powdered sage
  • 2 thin slices prosciutto (or cooked ham)
  • 2 thin slices Provolone cheese
  • Vegetable oil
  • 6 or 8 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 teaspoons chopped parsley
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 2 cups Rhine wine


  1. Season 2 cutlets with salt, pepper and sage.
  2. On top of each cutlet, layer a slice of ham, cheese and the other cutlet. Press edges of veal together firmly to hold filling and secure with wooden picks.
  3. In skillet heat oil and brown sides of veal well. Remove veal and keep warm.
  4. In small pan sauté mushrooms, parsley and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the butter.
  5. To skillet in which veal was browned, add wine; heat, and scrape remaining browned bits into wine.
  6. Add mushrooms and parsley to wine.
  7. Return veal to skillet and ladle sauce over meat.
  8. Add remaining butter and cook slowly over low heat until tender.
  9. Remove wooden picks before serving.

Yield: 2 servings

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