Gratin of Spinach and Veal Recipe

Gratin of Spinach and Veal picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Veal escalope/Turkey escalope6
 Paprika2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
 Frozen chopped spinach8 Ounce, thawed and drained (225 gram)
 Grated nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Dried tagliatelle12 Ounce, boiled al dente and drained (350 gram)
 Butter2 Ounce (50 gram)
 Plain flour2 Ounce (50 gram)
 Milk900 Milliliter
 Full fat soft cheese flavored with garlic and herbs4 Ounce (125 gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4522 Calories from Fat 1402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 158 g242.7%

Saturated Fat 55.8 g279.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1620.5 mg540.2%

Sodium 1395.9 mg58.2%

Total Carbohydrates 363 g121.2%

Dietary Fiber 20.8 g83%

Sugars 61.4 g

Protein 413 g825.8%

Vitamin A 577.6% Vitamin C 132.2%

Calcium 129.1% Iron 50.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pre heat an oven at 200 C (400 F).

2. In a medium sized bowl, combine veal and paprika. Mix well and keep aside.
3. In a shallow oven proof casserole pot, heat oil.
4. Add veal and pan fry on both sides on a medium flame till brown in colour.
5. Drain on absorbent paper. When cool, cut into strips. Keep aside.
6. In the same pan, add garlic, lemon juice and spinach. Mix well and sauté on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
7. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg and mix well.
8. Remove off flame, add cooked pasta and veal; mix well and keep aside.
9. In a medium sized sauce pan, melt butter.
10. Add flour and mix well for 2 minutes using a whisk.
11. Add milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the mixture starts to thicken.
12. Remove off flame, add cheese and mix well.
13. Top prepared mixture over veal and pasta, spread uniformly and bake in pre heated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or till done.
14. Once baked, remove from oven and keep aside to cool.

15. Serve warm in individual dinner plates.