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Cold Lamb Cutlets

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  Lamb cutlets 5
  Aspic 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked beans 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked peas 2 Tablespoon
  Mayonnaise/French salad dressing 2 Tablespoon
  Lettuce 3
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Prepare the cutlets by trimming to a neat uniform shape.
Beat them with a cutlet bat or rolling-pin.
Then season with salt and pepper and cook either by grilling, or by frying in smoking hot oil or fat, or by braising.
Grilling or frying are more simple methods, but braising is recommended because of the fine flavour imparted by this method of cooking.
Press between 2 dishes with a weight on top until quite cold.
Dissolve the aspic and pour a 1/3 into a saute pan or large dish rinsed out with cold water.
Allow to set.
Brush the cutlets with cold, liquid aspic and lay them about 1/2 in apart on the jelly with the bones all curving the same way.
Pour the remaining jelly gently over and leave to set.
Then turn out on to a sheet of greaseproof paper rubbed with ice.
With a sharp knife, dipped in hot water, cut out the cutlets and arrange them in a circle on a round dish, with the bones pointing to the inside of the circle.
Fill up the centre with the cooked vegetables mixed with mayonnaise or French dressing.
Shredded lettuce may be arranged outside the circle of cutlets.
Garnish with neatly cut cubes of aspic or small piles of chopped aspic.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1709 Calories from Fat 1151

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 128 g197%

Saturated Fat 44.5 g222.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.4 mg7.1%

Sodium 925.7 mg38.6%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.6%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 107 g213.9%

Vitamin A 1486% Vitamin C 347.2%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 51.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cold Lamb Cutlets Recipe