Veal chops/cutlets with champagne tarragon cream sauce

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Duck 311 (photo credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Duck 311
(photo credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoon olive oil6 veal chops or cutlets (about 5 ounces each)1/4 cup chopped shallots2 teaspoons dried thyme1 teaspoon dried tarragon1 cup sparkling wine or dry Champagne1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 cup pareve milk or soymilk
1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season veal with salt and black pepper and add to hot pan. Cook 2 minutes per side, until golden brown.
2. Remove veal from pan and set aside. To the same pan, add shallots and cook 2 minutes, until soft. Add thyme and tarragon and cook 1 minute, until fragrant. Add sparkling wine and cook 1 minute.
3. Whisk flour into pareve milk and add to pan. Return veal to pan and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until veal is cooked through and sauce thickens.
*You can add shiitake mushrooms to this. Slice them and cook them with the shallots until soft.