Carole's veal and vegetable stew

As a vegetarian, you can imagine that I haven't actually tried this recipe yet. However, I received glowing reports from other family members, so give it a try!


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.
  • 4 tablespoons butter.
  • 3 lbs veal cubes.
  • 3 medium onions, chopped.
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed.
  • 2 medium carrots.
  • 3 cups mushrooms, sliced.
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped.
  • 1 bouquet garni (click here if you don't know what this is).
  • Salt, pepper to taste.
  • 2 cups chicken broth.
  • 3 tablespoons butter/flour mixture (half butter, half flour).
  • 1/2 cup 35% cream.


  • Pan fry veal with oil and half the butter, until golden. Set aside.
  • Add rest of butter and sauté vegetables on medium-high.
  • Add veal and add seasoning ingredients. Stir well.
  • Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Scrape bottom of pan to deglaze well.
  • Reduce to low heat and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes, until veal is tender.
  • Prepare the butter/flour mixture and add to sauce to thicken, stir well.
  • Add cream just before serving.