Veal Marsala

This is one of those dishes restaurateurs can never take off their menus because it is so universally beloved. But don’t just eat it in restaurants: it’s actually quite simple to make at home. Delicious served over egg noodles.

Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds thinly sliced veal leg cutlets
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 8 ounces white mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup dry Marsala wine
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium beef broth
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°F.
  2. Season the veal with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Spread the flour on a large plate and dredge the cutlets on both sides, shaking off excess.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a 14-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the veal to the skillet and cook 1 1/2 minutes per side until golden. Transfer to a large baking sheet pan. Heat 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil. Add the remaining veal and cook 1 1/2 minutes per side; transfer to the baking sheet with and keep warm in the oven.