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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Baked Veal Cutlets

with Eggplant and Mozzarella
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Baked Veal Cutlets

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

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
317
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
6
servings
1
eggplant (about 300 grams)
6 ounces
2
6
Veal (about 150 grams)
3 tablespoons
2 sprigs
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Preparation

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

1.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 1

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

2.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 2

Drain the mozzarella and cut into slices.

3.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 3

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

4.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 4

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

5.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 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.

6.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 6

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

7.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 7

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

8.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 8

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

9.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 9

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

10.
Baked Veal Cutlets preparation step 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.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie317 kcal(15 %)
Protein51 g(52 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates1 g(1 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.5 g(5 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.3 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.6 mg(55 %)
Niacin20.7 mg(173 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate40 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid1.7 mg(28 %)
Biotin1.7 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂2.1 μg(70 %)
Vitamin C4 mg(4 %)
Potassium555 mg(14 %)
Calcium137 mg(14 %)
Magnesium55 mg(18 %)
Iron5.2 mg(35 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc4.8 mg(60 %)
Saturated fatty acids5 g
Uric acid331 mg
Cholesterol123 mg
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