Saute...to cook or
brown food in a small amount of fat.
Al dente... describes
pasta that is cooked till it offers a slight resistance to the bite.
Garnish... to add visual
appeal to finished food by decorating it with other food or flowers.
Italian Scaloppine Bella Napoli
12 slices veal rump or other boneless cut
1 lb. mozzarella sliced in 12 slices
12 t. tomato sauce
2 T. julienned basil
2 T. olive oil
12 basil leaves
Pound the meat to flatten it out, with a meat pounder. Put the olive oil in a
frying pan and cook the meat slices on both sides quickly. Season with the salt.
When almost done, remove them and arrange them on the bottom of a large oven
Place a slice of the mozzarella cheese on each piece. Put an anchovy on top and
a spoonful of the sauce, that is mixed with the basil.
Place in a 400°F. oven for 5 minutes until the mozzarella starts to melt. Remove
from oven and place a basil leaf on each piece of meat and serve.