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Hearts Of Palm In Cream Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Canned hearts of palm 14 Ounce, drained (1 Can, Reserve Liquid)
For sauce
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened to room temperature (1 Package)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice hearts at a slant, into ½-inch roundels

MAKING
2. In a saucepan add sliced palm heats and cover with reserved liquid.
3. Cover pan and simmer on a low flame for 10 minutes.
4. Meanwhile in a saucepan, melt butter over low flame.
5. Stir in flour and sauté for 2 minutes.
6. Gradually pour in 1/2 cup milk and reserved can liquid and stir until well blended with the flour butter mixture.
7. Continue simmering, while stirring, until thickened.
8. Add remaining milk and cheese and blend well, for 2-3 minutes until cheese melts.
9. Drain hearts and place in a casserole or on serving plate.

SERVING
10. Spoon the sauce over the hearts and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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