White meat sauce with almonds (ragù bianco)

1kg minced veal or pork

1/2 cup almonds, chopped 

100g black forest ham

1/2 onion or one shallot, chopped

1 clove of garlic, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

1 celery stick, chopped


1/4 cup of olive oil

1 cup of white wine

4 tbsp cream or mascarpone

In a sauce pan combine the carrots, onion and garlic with the olive oil. Then add the ham with the almonds and let cook until brown. Add the veal and let cook in a slow temperature for about 20 minutes.  When the meat is brown, turn the heating on high and add the wine.  Let to reduce until there will be no wine left. Cook for another 3 minutes and it is ready to serve with the parsley and the mascarpone.