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Chestnut Forcemeat

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Ingredients
  Chestnuts 1⁄4 Pound
  Beef suet 2
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Pound
  Sausage meat 1⁄4 Pound
  Finely chopped thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Using a sharp knife, score the chestnuts.

MAKING
2 In a pan, cook the apricots in boiling water for about 10 minutes.
3 Or, in a frying pan with 1/2 oz fat, heat the apricots for 4 to 5 minutes.
4 Remove the skins and peel.
5 Through a mincing machine, pass the nuts and add to the other ingredients.
6 Season the mixture well and mix all together to combine.

TIP
If using dried chestnuts, soak 2 ozs overnight, boil for 20 mins, drain and mince.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Mincing
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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