Mushroom and Veal Pot Pie

  • 1 pound Stewing veal
  • 3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 2 Carrots, chopped
  • 3 cups Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoons Dried sage
  • 2 cups Beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Dry vermouth [optl]
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup Frozen peas
  • 1 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoons Baking soda
  • pinches Salt
  • pinches Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Butter, cold
  • 3/4 cups Plain low-fat yogurt image placeholder

Trim veal; cut into bite-size pieces. In plastic bag, combine flour with salt and half of the pepper. toss veal in flour mixture, in batches if necessary.

In large, deep nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown meat in batches, adding remaining oil as necessary. Transfer to plate; set aside.

Stir onion, garlic, carrots, mushrooms, sage and 1 tb water into skillet; cook, stirring, for about 7 minutes or until golden and moisture is evaporated. Stir in 2/3 cup water, stock, vermouth, tomato paste, Worcestershire, remaining pepper and reserved meat. bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Uncover; cook for about 15 minutes or until meat is tender and sauce is thickened. Stir in peas; let cool. Pour into 8-inch square baking dish.

[Can be made ahead, covered and refrigerated up to 1 day. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before baking.]

Light Biscuit Topping: In large bowl, stir together flour, parsley, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pepper; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add yogurt all at once; stir with fork to make soft, slightly sticky dough.

On lightly floured surface, gently knead dough 8 times or until smooth. Gently pat out dough into 8-inch square. Cut into 16 equal squares. Place over veal mixture in 4 rows. Bake in 450F 230C oven for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly, crust is golden and biscuits are cooked underneath when gently lifted. Serve with sauted zucchini.

Servings: 4
Source: Canadian Living magazine, Nov 95,
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member