Quebec Grain-Fed Veal, Chick Peas and Artichoke Rigatoni

Type of cut: sliced

Yield: 4 servings

Degree of difficulty: easy

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Cooking method: stir frying and sautéing

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Ingredients

  • 500 g (1 lb) Quebec Grain-Fed Veal stir-fry strips or cutlets cut in strips
  • 4 portions of pre-cooked rigatoni
  • Salt and pepper
  • Butter or oil in sufficient quantity (for cooking)
Topping
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) crushed peppers
  • 1 can (540 ml/19 oz) chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (398 ml/14 oz) artichokes, drained and cut in 4
  • 250 ml (1 cup) cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) fresh mint, chopped
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) parsley, chopped
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Season the grain-fed veal strips
  2. In a frying pan, on high, heat butter or oil.
  3. When the butter is no longer sizzling or when the oil is starting to separate, brown the veal strips on one side a small quantity at a time.
  4. As soon as the juices rise to the surface, turn the meat over.
  5. As soon as the juices rise once again to the surface, remove meat and set aside.
  6. Repeat these steps until all the meat is cooked.
  7. In the same frying pan, starting with the onion and garlic, sauté all the topping ingredients in butter or oil.
  8. Add grain-fed veal strips and pasta to the topping to heat them through, and serve.

Wine pairing

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© Société des alcools du Québec, Montréal, 2007, 2011

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