Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 4, Day 2


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Braised Veal with Olives and Capers

Cooking time:  70 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

         Veal gets very tender with a short braising time, substitute pork or chicken if you prefer. Yes, we're a little indulgent with the olives.... 'Tis the season (end of it).

Braised Veal with Olives and Capers on Gnocchi    

Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes
     Large pieces of tender veal, braised with 2 kinds of olives and finished with capers; all in a simple white wine sauce.

Braised Veal with Olives and Capers Ingredients:


Cooking Schedule: 70 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
heavy pot or Dutch oven with lid, pot and colander
for gnocchi

Cut veal, brown
Peel, slice carrots
Roughly chop onion
Slice all olives
Add wine to veal, stir up brown bits
Add carrots, onions, green olives, bay leaves, boil

Cover, reduce heat, braise
     40 minute break
Put water on high heat for gnocchi
     10 minute break
Dissolve cornstarch in water
Turn heat up under veal
Add capers, black olives, remove bay leaves
Cook gnocchi
Thicken sauce
Drain gnocchi, arrange on platter
Spoon veal on top, serve

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