Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Veal Cotolette With Grilled Pepper In Tomato Sauce


Day 9 of our carbless diet - With my eyes bigger than my stomach I was left with 2 extra pieces of veal cutlets from our previous meal. Not wanting to cook the same dish twice I decided to try out a recipe by Sydney chef Robert Marchetti that I was reading not very long ago. He served his version with grilled peppers but I thought a side dish with a sauce might be more appropriate hence the grilled pepper in tomato sauce. If you are not a beef eater for religious reason pork is a wonderful substitute.
P.S This is not completely carbless but a tiny amount is allowed :)



recipe adapted from Australian Gourmet Traveller by Robert Marchetti
oven pre-heated at 180 C
serves 2
you'll need;
2 veal cutlets, beaten with a mallet til 5mm thick
2 eggs, lightly whisked
a dash of Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup of coarse ciabatta breadcrumbs*
60 g of finely grated parmesan cheese
flour for dusting
olive oil for frying
salt and pepper to taste
* I used coarse breadcrumbs made from stale wholemeal bread with seeds

for grilled pepper in tomato sauce;
2 red peppers
2 yellow peppers
1 red onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
400 ml of crushed tomatoes
1 tsp of sugar
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste



Place peppers in a roasting pan, drizzle with olive oil and place it in the hot oven for 20 minutes or until the skin starts to blister. Transfer peppers to a bowl and cover with cling wrap.


















When the peppers are cool enough to handle, peel off the skin and tear peppers into strips.



Saute garlic and onion with a little olive oil for 5 minutes or til soften then pour in the crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 5 minutes.



Add peppers and seasonings and continue to simmer for a further 3 minutes. Check for seasonings.



Combine beaten eggs with worcestershire sauce. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a separate bowl. Crumb cutlets (flour - egg -crumbs).



Fry cutlets individually with plenty of olive oil, turning once, until golden brown (2 ~ 3 minutes on each side. Drain well.



Serve immediately with grilled pepper in tomato sauce.

18 comments:

  1. Plenty of olive oil??? Hehehe...;)

    I'm drooling over lor! :D

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  2. sangat menarik dan tertarik! boleh cuba nanti.. thanx tummy!

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  3. if i am hungry i wont go to ur blog as u always make me more hungry :(
    I tried many of ur recipes and now not only my family but my friends too know who is Tummy ady. You are superb & thanks for sharing ur recipes :)

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  4. applaud your effort. last time i tried staying carb free for almost 3 weeks, i lost abt 4 kgs.

    Just wondering, what do u eat for the rest of the day then ??

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  5. Harriet from carltonDecember 1, 2010 at 4:59 PM

    This looks too good! No wonder you guys are still on the carbless diet after 3 weeks :)

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  6. haha hari ini mata Tummy lebih besar dari perut:)..susah nak dapatkan daging lembu muda ni.selalu beli daging yang agak keras:( tapi boleh cuba.Thanks.Best of luck...pastinya baju Tummy masa sekolah dulu pun dah boleh pakai hikhik.

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  7. Tiene todo una pinta maravuillosa... pero esos pimientitos...ummmm
    Besin.
    ;-D

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  8. Wow what a fabulous looking dish. Your diet food is certainly anything but boring, No wonder you guys are still going strong!

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  9. Ha ha! Loving the carbs in the form of breadcrumbs!

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  10. A little breadcrumbs won't hurt I agree lol Another splendid looking dish!

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  11. Mmm...another creative dish. Never get tired coming here everyday to look at your delicious dish.

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  12. I always drool whenever I visit your site. Dish looks yummy!

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  13. Droolworthy..love the roasted bell peppers in it..yummm

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  14. you have a lovely blog...get your well deserved award !!!

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  15. Love this - and you know - it is really so Italian! But the peppers and veal go to my heart.

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  16. Great job buddy! Another great looking dish!

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