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Veal with Walnut Sauce: the recipe for a tender and delicate main dish

Total time: 40 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 3 people
By Cookist

Veal with walnut sauce is a tasty and delicate main dish, ideal for a family lunch or dinner. For this recipe we suggest you use the most tender, lean, but still juicy slices of the veal. The slices are passed in flour and then cooked in a pan with a knob of butter and a drop of white wine. The sauce is blended with walnut kernels until creamy and delicious. Finally, pour the sauce over the slices of meat.

The result will be a very soft meat, very melting, you can serve together with baked potatoes or a fresh and crunchy salad. It will taste delicious even if you just sprinkle it with walnut and white wine sauce. Quick and easy to make, the slices of veal with walnut sauce can be made in advance and heated only at the time of serving, making them perfect even for a special occasion.

So let’s find out how to make a perfect veal with walnut sauce by following our step-by-step procedure and tips.


You can replace the veal slices with pork.

You can add your favorite spices and aromatic herbs such as bay leaf, sage, garlic, thyme, juniper.

How to store Veal with Walnut Sauce

Veal slices with walnut sauce can be stored in the refrigerator, in a special airtight container, for a maximum of 1 day. Freezing is not recommended.


3 slices
40 g
All-purpose flour
40 g
1 sprig
White wine
100 ml
walnut kernels
50 g

How to make Veal with Walnut Sauce

Cut the tendon parts of the veal slices with a knife or scissors; this will prevent the meat from curling during cooking.

Pass the meat in the flour, eliminating the excess flour.

In a large pan, melt the butter with the rosemary sprig.

Arrange the veal slices and brown them well.

Turn the veal slices over, blend with the white wine and cook for about 10 minutes with the lid on. Season with salt and pepper.

Once cooked, remove the veal slices from the pan and transfer them to a plate. Cover them with aluminum foil and set aside warm.

Collect the cooking juices in a cup, add the walnuts and blend until you get a creamy and delicious sauce.

Pour the walnut sauce over the veal slices, season with a sprinkle of pepper and serve very hot.

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