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Sweetbreads with Lemon (Animalla Di Vitello Fritta Al Lim

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Category: Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Sweetbreads, soaked,
  • -trimmed, blanched, and
  • -sliced


1/2 c Oil
1/2 c Lemon juice
1 tb Chopped thyme (or 1
-teaspoon dried)
1 Bay leaf, crumbled
10 Basil leaves
1 Clove garlic, crushed in
-the garlic-press
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Freshly ground pepper
6 tb Butter
2 Lemons, quartered

Place the sliced sweetbreads in the marinade for 2 hours. Drain
thoroughly, and dust with flour. Heat the butter in a very large
frying pan over fairly high heat and brown the sweetbreads for about
3 minutes on each side. Transfer them to a hot serving platter, pour
the butter in the pan over them and garnish with the lemon quarters.

Serves 6.

From "Great Italian Cooking-La Grande Cucina Internazionale" by Luigi
Carnacina, edited by Michael Sonino, Agradale Press, New York

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