Perfect saltimbocca

Saltimbocca are a Roman speciality and are prepared with veal, prosciutto and sage. A tasty and savoury dish to bring to the table for an informal dinner. It is also very quick to prepare in just 15 minutes.

Perfect saltimbocca

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  • DifficultyVery easy
  • CostMedium
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time10 Minutes
  • Serving2
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineItalian


4 slices veal slices
4 leaves sage
4 slices prosciutto, Parma
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup flour


1 Pan
4 Toothpicks
1 Meat Tenderizer


Beat the meat and salt it on one side only. Dust them with flour and place a slice of ham and a sage leaf on each slice. Stick the slices with a toothpick to hold the whole thing in place. Pour the oil into a frying pan and heat it up. Add the saltimbocca and brown them well. Add the white wine and let the alcohol evaporate. Put a lid on the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Perfect saltimbocca

Cook’s tips

Beating the meat is important to make it thinner and softer.

Flouring the meat is important for a golden crust.

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