Crisscross Veal Roast Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient


 Boned veal shoulder4 Pound
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Basil leaf1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Medium, sliced and separated into rings
 Bacon slices6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 403 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.1%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 259.7 mg

Sodium 367.2 mg15.3%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.45 g1.8%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 59 g118.4%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 0.36%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 325° F.

2) Rub the meat all over with a mixture of salt, basil, and pepper. 3) In a small roasting pan place the meat on a rack.
4) Place the onion rings over meat and crisscross bacon slices on top.
5) Roast in the preheated oven for 40 minutes per pound, or for about 2 hours for a 3-pound cut.

6) Serve immediately on a serving platter.