Celery In Blue Cheese Sauce
|Celery||1 Bunch (100 gm)|
|Sour cream||3 Tablespoon (Creme Fraiche)|
|Tabasco sauce||To Taste|
|Dry champagne||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped chervil||1 Tablespoon|
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.
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.
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