Veal Chops Stuffed with Gorgonzola & Walnuts

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Who could believe that a gourmet dinner was possible in just 30 minutes that would offer up a whole lot of flavor and nutritional value? It's true! With these gorgonzola and walnut-stuffed veal chops, dinner perfection is only a half hour away. This unique veal recipe is a keeper.


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Prep Time:
15 minutes

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Cook Time:
15 minutes

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Total Time:
30 minutes

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Serves:
6


Ingredients:

  • 6 well-trimmed veal rib or loin chops, cut 1 inch thick (approx. 8 ounces each)

Cheese Stuffing:

  • 4 ounces Gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

Instructions:

  1. In small bowl, combine cheese and butter. Add walnuts and chives; mix well. Divide into 6 equal portions; set aside.

  2. Cut 2-1/2 inch horizontal pocket through center of large muscle in each veal chop; insert 1 stuffing portion into each pocket. Close pockets with small skewers or tooth picks.

  3. Place chops on rack in broiler pan so surface of meat is 4 inches from heat. Broil 14 to 16 minutes for medium doneness, turning once.

To Grill: Place chops on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill uncovered, 12 to 14 minutes for medium doneness, turning once.


 
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Nutritional Information Per Serving

488

Calories

63 g

Protein

24 g

Fat

11 g

Saturated Fat

425 mg

Sodium

1 g

Carbohydrates


272 mg cholesterol; 0.9 g fiber; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 13.5 mg niacin; 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 2.6 mcg Vitamin B12; 2.6 mg iron; 25.0 mcg selenium; 10.3 mg zinc.


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