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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

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365
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40 min.
Preparation
2 h.
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Ingredients

for 2 servings
½ bunch
Soup vegetables (carrot, leek, parsnip) (1 each carrot, leek, and celery root or parsnip)
2
12 ounces
1
large Kohlrabi (about 400 grams)
4
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.

Step 8/10
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.

Step 9/10
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.