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Smarter Boiled Veal

with Kohlrabi and Peas

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Smarter Boiled Veal

Smarter Boiled Veal - This lighter version of the classic is made with veal and spring vegetables

40 min.
ready in 2 h.
Ready in
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie365 kcal(17 %)
Protein61 g(62 %)
Fat4 g(3 %)
Carbohydrates19 g(13 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage8.5 g(28 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.1 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.4 mg(40 %)
Vitamin B₂0.8 mg(73 %)
Niacin28.2 mg(235 %)
Vitamin B₆0.9 mg(75 %)
Folate83 μg(28 %)
Pantothenic acid2.4 mg(40 %)
Biotin8.6 μg(19 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.8 μg(60 %)
Vitamin C114 mg(120 %)
Potassium1,187 mg(30 %)
Calcium256 mg(26 %)
Magnesium139 mg(46 %)
Iron10.5 mg(70 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc6.4 mg(91 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.3 g
Uric acid552 mg
Cholesterol130 mg
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for 2 servings
½ bunch
Soup vegetables (carrot, leek, parsnip) (1 each carrot, leek, and celery root or parsnip)
12 ounces
large Kohlrabi (about 400 grams)
4 ounces
frozen Peas
1 teaspoon
½ bunch
Sorrel (about 100 grams)
¼ bunch
Arugula (about 20 grams)
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Kitchen utensils

1 large Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Carving fork, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Small knife, 1 Slotted spoon

Preparation steps

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 1

Peel carrot and celery root or parsnip and cut into slices or cubes. Cut leeks into thick rings, rinse well and drain.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 2

Combine the vegetables with 1.5 liters (approximately 1 1/2 quarts) of water in a large pot. Add bay leaves and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 3

Rinse veal and place in the pot. Reduce heat and simmer until meat is cooked through, about 1 1/2 hours, skimming foam from surface as needed. 

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 4

Meanwhile, peel kohlrabi, cut into thin slices and then into thin sticks.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 5

Rinse the scallions and quarter lengthwise.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 6

When the veal is finished cooking, remove pot from heat but keep meat warm in the broth. Measure out 125 ml (approximately 1/2 cup) of broth and pass through a sieve into a second pot.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 7

Add kohlrabi to the strained broth and cook over medium heat until tender, about 4 minutes.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 8

Add scallions and peas to pot and cook until tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the cheese and season with salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar. Keep warm.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 9

Rinse the sorrel and arugla and shake dry. Remove coarse stems and coarsely chop leaves.

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Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 10

Remove the veal from the broth (reserve the broth for another use) and cut into slices. Arrange the kohlrabi and peas on a plate, place veal on top, sprinkle with sorrel and arugula and serve immediately.

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