Recipe Costoletta Alla Valdostana – Valdostana Ribs

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Costoletta Alla Valdostana – Valdostana Ribs


Four veal chops
4 oz. Fontina
One egg, beaten
white breadcrumbs
3 oz. butter
white truffle (optional)


Butterfly the veal chops, leaving them attached to the bone. Flatten them slightly and place slices of Fontina in between every two pieces of meat. Add salt and pepper to taste and pound the edges together with a mallet.

Dip in the beaten egg and the breadcrumbs. Melt the butter in a skillet. When hot, place the veal chops in and cook for 2 minutes on each side, then three more min. in the oven at 450°F. Remove from oven and place in serving platter. Add to the costoletta alla valdostana a shaving of white truffles over and serve.

Costoletta Alla Valdostana – Valdostana Ribs is a Regional recipe from Valle d’Aosta.

Enrico Massetti was born in Milan, Italy.
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