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Baked Veal Cutlets

with Eggplant and Mozzarella

Baked Veal Cutlets

Baked Veal Cutlets - The classic Mediterranean dish with a wonderfully light taste

317
calories
Calories
30 min.
Preparation
40 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 6 servings
1 eggplant (about 300 grams)
Salt
6 ounces Buffalo mozzarella
2 Tomatoes
6 Veal (about 150 grams)
3 tablespoons Olive oil
Pepper
2 sprigs Basil
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Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Casserole dish, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Meat mallet, 1 Plastic wrap

Preparation steps

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 1
1

Rinse the eggplant clean, wipe dry, cut into slices and sprinkle with salt.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 2
2

Drain the mozzarella and cut into slices.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 3
3

Rinse the tomatoes, cut into quarters, remove cores and seeds and cut flesh into slices.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 4
4

Place cutlets between layers of plastic wrap and pound to an even thinness with a meat mallet. 

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 5
5

Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a pan. Pat dry the eggplant slices and cook until browned, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and season with pepper.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 6
6

Heat the remaining oil in the pan. Season cutlets with salt and pepper and cook until browned, about 30 seconds on each side.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 7
7

Transfer cutlets to a baking dish. Top with eggplant, dividing evenly. 

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 8
8

Layer tomatoes on the eggplant and season with salt and pepper.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 9
9

Rinse the basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and scatter over the tomato slices.

Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 10
10

Top each cutlet with mozzarella slices. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C (fan oven 180 C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F/convection 350°F), on the middle rack, until filling is heated through and cheese is melted and golden, about 8 minutes. Serve with roasted potatoes or fried quinoa, if desired.