Veal Picatta

Serves 4


1 to 1&1/4 pound thin veal scallops
salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter, divided
6 to 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary, or about 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
2 tablespoons water


- Heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter in skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle veal with salt and pepper; dust lightly with flour. Sauté veal quickly, turning once. Remove veal from pan when browned.

- Add remaining 1 tablespoon butter; sauté mushrooms until tender and browned. Add the veal back to pan along with garlic, lemon juice and zest, herbs, and wine. Turn to coat; cover skillet and simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes.

- Arrange veal on a platter; spoon mushrooms and pan drippings over the veal.


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