Healthy Spicy Veal Roast Recipe


1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
3 lb boned lean veal shoulder, trimmed, rolled, tied
4 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 lb. onions, peeled
1/2 clove garlic, peeled
2 teaspoons dried tarragon
4 sprigs fresh parsley
1 teaspoon thyme
1 bay leaf


1. Mix together salt, pepper, cinnamon, and cumin. Rub over roast.

2. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in large skillet. Add onions, garlic, and tarragon. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside.

3. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in ovenproof pan large enough to hold all ingredients. Brown meat on all sides.

4. Add garlic-onion mixture. Add parsley, thyme, and bay leaf. Cover.

5. Bake in 325 degrees F oven for 11/2 hours, or until meat is tender.

6. Remove meat to serving platter. Skim fat from cooking juices. Remove bay leaf and parsley. Cut roast in 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices. Pour a little cooking juice over roast and serve rest on side.


Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 3 oz

Each serving provides:

Calories: 206
Total fat: 8 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 124 mg
Sodium: 149 mg
Total fiber: 1 g
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Potassium: 459 mg

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