22 Ground Veal Recipes You Must Try

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Last Updated on April 2, 2024 by Share My Kitchen

Do you want to learn more about cooking with veal but aren’t sure where to start? There are many family favorites that you can make with veal meat.

Veal is the meat from calves between 20 and 22 weeks old. The age of the calves determines whether the veal turns pink or yellow.

Veal’s tender flavor is due to its youth. It creates an umami-like flavour that is both clean and meaty.

Easy Ground Veal Recipes 

Classic Spaghetti & Vealballs

This is a must-have recipe for any Italian foodie, mom, or lover of Italian flavors!

As easy as a quick weekday pasta, this crowd-pleasing favorite can be as simple as Melissa Rubel Jacobson’s Recipe You can make it more decadent by adding additional sauces and flavors.

Italian Style Kids Vealballs.

Veal-balls are a favorite of adults, but they’re also a hit with kids.

The Hungary Soul’s brilliant recipe introduces new flavor to a traditional kids dish while still being child-friendly.

Ground Veal Meatballs

When it comes to spaghetti or meatballs, you can’t go wrong.

Eat Picks features a great article on veal meatballs. It explains how to make meatballs with simple kitchen staples and how to get maximum flavor from your veal.

Ground Veal Meatball Recipes 

Veal balls in a white wine sauce

Cecile’s Cuisine uses the perfect combination of heavy cream and white wine to create a sauce that goes with their simple but delicious ground veal meatballs recipe.

Low Carb and Keto Meatballs

These gluten-free baked meatballs are perfect for those who have a keto-based meal plans.

The Veal Piccata Baked Meatballs from Taste and See are hearty and delicious.

This recipe is paired with buttery lemon sauce, shallots, garlic, and capers. It stands firm in its Italian roots, a homage to how Italians cook veal.

Ikea Style Veal Meatballs

Are you a fan of Swedish meatballs? These caramelized onion meatballs taste just like the ones at Ikea, but are so much more delicious.

What’s In The Pan’s Olya created a recipe for veal caramelized onions meatballs with a sauce to pair it with for tender veal balls.

Serve with creamy mashed potatoes, peas, or fresh pasta right out of the pot. They’re delicious.

Ground Veal Recipe: Masala Meatballs

You can have a hot dinner date or fine dine in your own home. Meatball Marsala from Kaffee And Kuchen will delight your taste buds.

These meatballs are made in a creamy, mildly sweet sauce. They make a great date night meal and add an extra dimension to the flavoring, which uses a hint of rosemary, heavy cream and a bag of spinach.

Bobby Flay’s Italian Meatball Recipe.

Bobby Flay’s Italian Meatball Recipe is a great option if you are looking for a recipe that’s heavy on meat.

The Cozy Cooks recommend pairing them with Italian dressings and cheesy garlic bread, thus making it the ultimate Italian dinner.

This Italian-inspired feast combines three kinds of meat, including veal, parmesan and homemade marinara sauce.

You can also freeze the meatballs so you can relive your Italian pasta dreams whenever you like.

Ground Veal Pasta Dishes

Ground Veal Ragu

If you’re looking for home comfort in a bowl, this is it.

Savory Experiments made a ground veal-ragu recipe with aromatic spices but without tomato sauce, most often used in a pasta ragu dish.

To grip onto the sauce, use thick pasta

Orecchiette with Veal, Capers, and White Wine Recipe

Orecchiette soaked in sauce is the best.

Food & Wine’s Grace Parisi has created this veal, capers and white wine recipe. It uses dry white wines, parsley, rosemary, and thyme.

Although it looks complicated, it’s actually easy to make in the kitchen.

Ground Veal Bolognese Recipes

Ground Veal Bolognese

Kosher’s Recipe is lighter than most Bolognese dishes. It contains basil, garlic and rosemary as well as sage and tarragon.

This Bolognese is an excellent choice for your taste buds, as it absorbs the flavors of the meat.

You can enjoy delicious flavor in just 30 minutes, preparation and cooking time included.

Veal Bolognese and Cubanelle

Top the pasta, spaghetti squash, or sweet potato noodles with a great Bolognese.

In her recipe, Cindy Anschutz Barbieri uses sweet Italian Cubanelle peppers. These peppers provide the peppered honey favorite.

Are you looking for a quick and easy midweek meal to feed your family? Then Life Jolie’s quick and easy veal Bolognese can be prepared for you, your partner, or your children.

Jessy from The Life Of Jolie suggests cooking your veal with olive oil to preserve its tenderness and enhance the flavor. She also recommends adding fresh herbs to the final stages of cooking to make the flavors more fresh and fragrant.


Ground Veal Burgers

Krumpli’s No Messin’ Veal Burger wins by a mile. It is a pink veal patty with parma ham and nutty Gouda cheese cooked with onions.

This ground veal burger is the perfect burger for connoisseurs. Veal is a great meat choice for burgers because it is not greasy. So it’s also much easier to eat!

Bistro Style Veal Burgers

Are you looking to improve your burgers for your next cook-out event? These bistro-style burgers are the perfect choice.

Follow Theresa Rezente’s recipe for a bistro burger, with flour-topped buns. It is an easy and delicious ground veal burger paired well with both cheddar and jack cheese.

Ground Veal Burgers With Lemon and Butter

In case you have yet to notice, this list has a few lemon and veal pairings.

That’s because lemon adds flavor to the veal as it absorbs all the flavors around it.

Diana Rattray’s Spruce Eat’s Recipe is simple to follow and uses only the best ingredients to produce a strong, memorable flavor.

Great Veal Meals

Veal meat is easy to transform into classic dishes due to its delicate, light nature. It can also adapt to and retain flavors while cooking.

Veal Scaloppini Ai Funghi

This is a classic presentation of veal that is thinly sliced as a scallop.

You can pair the scallop with mushrooms, sage and white wine.

This rich and creamy scaloppine goes well with fluffy mashed potatoes, greens, even pasta or rice.

Ground Veal Meatloaf

The collaboration between Adam Siegel’s Veal Meatloaf and Strauss Brands uses ground veal to make meatloaf.

This is a simple and straightforward recipe you can make on your own with a few items from your kitchen cupboard.

Ground Veal Crack Slaw

You want something new? Try this Veal Crack Slaw. It follows a low-carb eating plan or diet.

Here we have a spicy recipe which uses veal, mushrooms, leeks and garlic.

Victoria Haneveer’s Recipe uses Asian seasoning to balance both protein and plants.

Ground Veal Mushroom Herb Loaves

For new healthy meals for dinner, you may try these veal-like meatloaf. They are made using ground veal and mushroom loaves and contain omega-3 rich walnuts, vitamin-filled mushrooms with herbs and onions, and garlic.

This dish is best served with some steamed greens and mashed potatoes. It’s a balanced dish that will satisfy anyone who wants to be healthy without sacrificing taste.

Italian Stuffed Eggplant With Ground Veal

Veal and eggplant paired with cheese. It is definitely something to love.

This dish is brought alive by herbs and spices that add flavor to the meat and eggplant.

Remember to use salt to enhance the flavors and to remove excess water and to hold the dish together.

Ground Veal Kofta Kabobs

Jersey Girl Cooks’ Kofta Kabobs made with ground veal are a great example of how versatile veal is. They use ground veal, Greek seasonings, spinach, and feta to make a classic Greek dish. Look, it only requires four ingredients!

These kabobs can be made for a summer salad, a Greek Meze, or a cook-out. It is simple and quick to make and to eat.

Now with these ground veal recipes, hopefully, you get inspired and hungry.

Keep cooking and exploring recipes with ground veal. Have fun and stay full!

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