Beef or Veal Scaloppini

A simple and delicious Italian recipe.


Beef or Veal Scaloppini


  • 100g lean Beef or Veal Schnitzel, beaten with a mallet till very thin
  • Parsley garnish

Mock Piccata Sauce

  • 50ml Skinny Vegetable Stock
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 5 or 6 Capers
  • Parsley to garnish
  • salt
  • pepper corns


  1. Place the Schnitzel in Teflon pan on low heat with a dash of lemon juice salt and pepper
  2. Flash fry both sides
  3. Remove from heat and allow to rest on a saucer
  4. Use the same pan to make the Mock Piccata Sauce - don't clean it. Gently heat the Skinny Vegetable Stock in the Teflon pan together with lemon juice, garlic, capers and pepper corns
  5. Season to taste
  6. Pour the sauce over the Schnitzel. Garnish with Parsley and serve hot.

 NOTE: Goes well with stewed Mushrooms or Tomato, or a fresh Arugula salad.