Scaloppine alla pizzaiola

Veal escalopes with tomato and mozzarella

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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

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A pizzaiola is a pizza maker, so any dishes that go by this name feature the basic pizza ingredients — mozzarella cheese, tomato and oregano.

In Italy, veal can be bought ready for scaloppine. They generally come from the tenderloin of milk-fed veal. Ask your butcher to cut thin 60 g (2¼ oz) slices, or they can be cut thicker and gently pounded to flatten. Have your ingredients ready before you start, as this takes only a couple of minutes to cook. The recipe quantities here serve t