Zurich Veal Strips with Roesti

Zürcher Geschnetzeltes
Zürcher Geschnetzeltes is a Swiss dish from Zürich made with sliced veal strips, white wine, cream, and mushrooms, served with Roesti potatoes.
Course Entree
Keyword Roesti, Veal, Warm
Region Zurich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1.5 lbs veal, cut into strips about 1/3 inch wide
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ lb white mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • ¾ cup light white wine
  • ¾ cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp German corn starch
  • lemon zest
  • 2 tsp chopped parsley
  • 1 pinch salt to taste
  • 1 pinch pepper to taste


  • Fry meat strips in butter at high heat for about 3 minutes, until golden brown. Dust with a little flour. Remove meat from pan just before meat juices appear.
  • Reduce heat and roast onions or shallots in remaining butter.
  • Add mushrooms, cook for 2 minutes, dust with flour and mix well.
  • Add wine and let cook until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Combine broth, whipping cream, and corn starch, add to pan, and cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Add meat, parsley, salt, and pepper. Stir, and cook for 2 min.
  • Serve warm with Roesti potatoes.