Shared Recipes: Vitello Parmigiano, Salsa Marinara, and Insalata di Lattughe

Vitello Parmigiano, Salsa Marinara, and Isalata di Lattughe. ENJOY!
vitello parmigiano

Vitello Parmigiano
• 8 slices veal scaloppine
• Salt and pepper
• 1/2 t garlic salt
• 1/2 t oregano
• 2 eggs, beaten
• 1/c C grated parmesan
• 1/2 C bread crumbs
• 1 t paprika
• 1/4 c olive oil
• 1/2 lb Mozzarella cheese
• 1 1/2 C tomato sauce—Salsa Marinara (page 125)

Salt and pepper veal. Add garlic salt and oregano to eggs. Dip veal in combined Parmesan cheese, crumbs, and paprika. Dip in egg mixture and crumb mixture again. Let stand 30 minutes. Heat olive oil and brown veal lightly on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper and place in shallow casserole topped with slices of Mozzarella. Strain tomato sauce and add to veal. Bake in moderate over about 15 minutes.

marinara recipe

Salsa Marinara
• 1 onion, sliced
• 1 clove garlic, sliced
• 2 T olive oil
• 2 cans tomato sauce
• salt and pepper
• 2 T oregano
• Water to thin
• 1 t paprika

Saute sliced onions and garlic in olive oil until lightly browned. Remove onion and garlic. Add tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and oregano. Simmer 15 minutes. Add water if sauce becomes too thick.

Salad recipe

Isalata di Lattughe
• 1 head curly endive
• 1/2 head escarole
• 1/2 cucumber
• 1/2 romaine
• 1 C washed raw spinach
• 1 clove garlic
• Salt
• 5 T olive oil
• 2 T tarragon vinegar

Sprinkle salt in  a wooden salad bowl. Rub cut side of garlic clove on salad over inside of bowl. Toss washed, but not peeled thin sliced cucumber, and the rest of the greens torn into bite sized pieces. Blend oil and vinegar with seasonings. Pour over greens just before serving and toss lightly.

Here’s the blog entry about this book, enjoy: Italy at Your Service

dinner table Italian



  1. LINDA LEVINE says:

    How delicious these recipes look. With such clear directions they will be easy to prepare and enjoyed by countless home chefs.

  2. Catherine Davidson / CR Davidson Art says:

    Ruth, I just love your postings and recipes … this one I prepare in Door County next weekend … thank you. The Milwaukee family is all well, granddaughter Avery is now four. Julie Chier Harrington’s daughter Emily was married last Summer and brought many family members together. Enjoy the warmth of winter, more snow heading my way soon.

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