Veal stuffed apples

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Apples; peeled, cored
6 tablespoons Lemon juice; freshly squeezed
½ pounds Veal; ground
⅛ teaspoon Salt
1 pinch Black pepper
1 Rib celery; minced
2 Sprigs parsley; minced
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese; grated
½ cup Raisins
¼ teaspoon Sage
¼ cup Bread crumbs
½ cup Walnuts; chopped
1 Egg; slightly beaten
1 cup Veal stock
1 tablespoon Honey
1 tablespoon Apple Brandy
4 tablespoons Butter; melted
6 Sprigs of parsley
2½ pounds Veal knuckles; cut into 2-inch pieces
1 large Onion
2 Leeks; washed, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 Carrots; sliced
2 Ribs celery; sliced
3 Sprigs parsley

VEAL STOCK

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Rub the apples with lemon juice.

3. Place veal, salt, pepper, celery, parsley, cheese, raisins, sage, crumbs, walnuts, and egg in a large mixing bowl and combine.

4. Stuff core of apples with veal mixture and arrange in baking dish.

5. Combine Veal Stock, honey, apple brandy, and butter. Drizzle over apples.

6. Bake apples 20 minutes or until soft. Garnish with parsley, serve hot.

Pine nuts may be substituted for the walnuts. They are the kernel of pine cone and resemble almonds somewhat in taste. VEAL STOCK: Cover veal bones with water in a large stock pot and bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer 2 hours. Skim any foam that may arise to the surface.

Strain stock through cheesecloth. Chill until needed.

SOGNI DORATI

NORTH WELLS, CHICAGO

WINE: CHIANTI CONTE CAPPONI 1977 From the <Micro Cookbook Collection of Italian Recipes>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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