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Asparagus Molds

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Asparagus Molds is a simple yet delicious recipe. The innovative blend of cheese, milk and other ingredients add to the taste of the dish. I prepared these Asparagus Molds a few days back, and my guests still haven't stopped calling me for the recipe. Try it out in your own house and share the feedback.
Ingredients
  Scallion 1 , chopped
  Butter 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Asparagus 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Vegetable stock 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4 Small
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg 1 1⁄2 Pinch
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2 Lightly grease cup molds or ramekins.

MAKING
3 In a pan, heat 1/4 cup butter.
4 Sweat the scallion for 10 minutes.
5 Add the asparagus tips and cook gently for 5 minutes.
6 Add the stock, cover and cook for another 5 minutes.
7 Reserve 3 tbsp mixture and put the rest in a food processor jar.
8 Blend to puree.
9 In a bowl, beat 2 whole eggs with 2 yolks, a pinch of salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
10 Beat in the cream, milk, the asparagus puree, the reserved chopped asparagus, and the Parmesan.
11 Correct the seasoning.
12 Evenly divide the mixture between the prepared molds.
13 Place these in a roasting pan and pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the molds.
14 Cook for 30 minutes.
15 Allow to stand briefly before unmolding.

SERVING
16 Carefully unmold on to serving plates and serve at once accompanied with a sauce like the Mousseline Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 311 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 237.4 mg79.1%

Sodium 290.9 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.55 g2.2%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 9 g18.4%

Vitamin A 22.6% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 15.8% Iron 6.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Asparagus Molds Recipe