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Celery In Blue Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Celery 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Mascarpone 3 Ounce
  Sour cream 3 Tablespoon (Creme Fraiche)
  Tabasco sauce To Taste
  Dry champagne 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped chervil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Discard the celery leaves, rinse the stalks and cut into strips, removing any tough fibres.
Put the celery in a casserole with 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) of water.
Coverand microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Leave to stand, covered, for 3 minutes.
Put the Mascarpone in a bowl with the sour cream (creme fraiche) and heat in the microwave oven on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes until the cheese has melted.
Add several dashes of Tabasco sauce and the champagne.
Stir thoroughly.
Drain the celery, put in a vegetable dish, pour the sauce over, sprinkle with the chopped chervil and serve.
Mascarpone is a type of Gorgonzola with a very high cream content.
If it is not available, try for cambozola, or failing that use equal quantities of gorgonzola and cream cheese.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 529 Calories from Fat 433

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.8%

Saturated Fat 26.2 g131.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131.4 mg43.8%

Sodium 182.8 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 11 g22.2%

Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 18.4%

Calcium 38.2% Iron 28.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Celery In Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe