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Lemon veal escalopes

This is a simple recipe made of fresh ingredients that is really delicious! This dish, inspired by a typical Italian dish named vitello alla Piccata, allows us to quickly prepare veal in a different manner than usual. Bon appétit!

4 servings
396 calories / 24,5 g carbs / 8,7 g fat / 49 g proteins


  • 8 veal escalopes
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 125 ml white wine
  • 250 ml chicken broth
  • 30 ml capers, chopped
  • The zest of a lemon
  • 30 ml lemon juice
  • 6 fresh sage leaves, sliced thin
  • Salt and pepper

Side dish:
4 potatoes, cubed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, sliced thin
40 green beans


  1. Preheat oven to 200 °C (400 °F). Put the potatoes on a plate suitable for oven use, and mix them with olive oil and garlic. Cook for about 30 minutes.
  2. 15 minutes after the potatoes have begun to cook, prepare the veal. Season the escalopes with salt and pepper, and gently fry them in oil for 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  3. Deglaze the pan with white wine until the wine boils down to about half the initial quantity. Add the chicken broth and let it boil down to half the initial quantity. Add the capers, sage, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Let it gently simmer.
  4. Add the green beans in the oven with the potatoes for the last 5 minutes.
  5. Before serving, add the escalopes to the simmering sauce for 1 minute.

Karine Larose, M.Sc.

Karine Larose is a kinesiologist, Director of Marketing and Communications and Spokesperson for Nautilus Plus who specializes in fitness motivation. She authored The Guide to Healthier Living, penned the book 10-4 The Healthy Way to Lose 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks and released her third work called Zero Diet: Delicious and Healthy Recipes for Success, all by Les Éditions du TRÉCARRÉ. Karine has launched a series of exercise DVDs entitled 30 minutes par jour pour Vivre Plus and is featured on the ULTIME FIT online platform. Many TV shows and radio stations regularly request Karine’s point of view on physical exercise issues and points of interest.

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