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Roast Squab With Mushrooms

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Ingredients
  Small onions 1⁄4 Pound
  Squab 2
  Rosemary sprig 2
  Sage leaves 4
  Bacon slices 6
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound
  Dry white wine 5 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the over to 450°.
2) Blanch the onions in boiling water for 5 minutes, then peel.
3) Wipe the squab and put a sprig of rosemary, two sage leaves and a slice of bacon into each.
4) Thickly slice the mushrooms.

MAKING
5) Put the squabs into a roasting pan and spread half the butter over each.
6) Roast for about 15 minutes till browned.
7) Meanwhile, chop the remaining bacon.
8) Heat a flameproof casserole and fry the onions and bacon till just golden.
9) Add sliced mushrooms to onions and bacon and fry for 2 minutes.
10) Remove the squab from the oven and reduce the temperature to 400°.
11) Put the squab into the casserole on top of the vegetables, pour the wine over and season.
12) Cover the casserole, place in the oven and cook for a further 15-20 minutes till the squab are tender.
13) Adjust the seasoning before serving.

SERVING
14) Serve the roasted squabs as main dish with salads and dips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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