Veal is typically a young tender cut of beef. For purposes of this stew, it is acceptable to use cubed, or stewing veal, which will tenderize during the cooking process. The vegetables used aid in creation of the stock, and are for flavoring the veal. During the final preparation, a roux will be made to prepare the veloute sauce; be sure to stir constantly to eliminate any lumps.
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