Spiced Up Grilled Veal Chops


Get grilling with some veal chops on your barbecue! This simple marinade has a wonderful aroma and will keep your guests around the grill waiting in anticipation to enjoy.

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1/3 cup (75 mL) tomato sauce

1/4 cup (60 mL) dry red wine

1 small onion, finely chopped

3 tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, rasped

2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder

1 tsp (5 mL) salt

1/2 tsp (2 mL) each dried thyme and oregano

1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cumin and cayenne

4 veal rib or loin chops (about 2 lb/1 kg total)


Marinating Time: 4 hours or overnight

Cook Time: 16 minutes

Serves: 4 



In a bowl, stir together tomato sauce, wine, onion, oil, garlic, chili powder, salt, thyme, oregano, cumin and cayenne. Scrape into a resealable bag and add veal chops. Seal bag and turn chops gently in bag to coat with sauce. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.

Preheat grill to medium high heat.

Remove chops from marinade and place on grill. Grill chops, turning occasionally for about 8 minutes per side. Let rest 3 minutes before serving.

Source: Ontario Veal Appeal (ontariovealappeal.ca)