Veal Steaks With Caramelized Onions

Veal Steaks With Caramelized Onions
Veal Steaks With Caramelized Onions. Photo: Diana Rattray
  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2-4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
341 Calories
19g Fat
20g Carbs
24g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 2-4
Amount per serving
Calories 341
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 24g
Calcium 101mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Caramelized onions make these veal steaks extra-special. Serve these steaks with a tossed green salad and rice or baked potatoes for a great family meal.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 medium onions (yellow or sweet, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced)
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 to 4 veal strip steaks (or chops or fillets, about 1-inch thickness)
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic (cut in half)
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. In a skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat.

  2. Add onions and cook, stirring frequently, until nicely browned, about 20 to 30 minutes.

  3. Coat a grill pan or large skillet with olive oil; place over medium-high heat.

  4. Rub steaks with the cut sides of the garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  5. Cook the steaks for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until done as desired.

  6. Serve veal on a thin bed of caramelized onions and sprinkle with more strands of the caramelized onions.

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