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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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Health Score:
Health Score
9,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h.
Ready in
Calories:
365
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The Tafelspitz comes from the hip region of the beef, where the meat is very lean! In addition, the meat contains plenty of zinc, which boosts our immune defences. The vegetables provide fibre and vitamins, with 1 serving covering your daily requirement of vitamin C.

Serve with baked or boiled potatoes.

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(64 %)
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(80 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.3 g
Uric acid552 mg
Cholesterol130 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
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)
Preparation

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

1.
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.

2.
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.

3.
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. 

4.
Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 4

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

5.
Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 5

Rinse the scallions and quarter lengthwise.

6.
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.

7.
Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 7

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

8.
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.

9.
Smarter Boiled Veal preparation step 9

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

10.
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.