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Delectable Creamed Sweetbreads

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  Sweetbreads 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon (Juice Of 1/2 Lemon)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Semi sweet sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Bechamel sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce, sliced and sauteed in butter and lemon juice

Soak sweetbreads in cold water for 1 hour.
Drain, place in a saucepan with cold water to cover, add lemon juice.
Bring to simmering point and simmer gently for 15 minutes to blanch the sweetbreads—do not boil.
When blanched plunge sweetbreads into cold water to cool, then lift out and pull off skin and any fat or tubes.
Cut sweetbreads diagonally in 1/2-inch slices and saute in butter until lightly browned on all sides.
Season with salt and pepper and add sherry.
Cover and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
Stir in Bechamel Sauce and sauted mushrooms and cook until heated through.
Serve hot with toast triangles.

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Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1677 Calories from Fat 617

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.2%

Saturated Fat 30.2 g151.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3203.8 mg1067.9%

Sodium 3995.5 mg166.5%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 13.7 g

Protein 229 g458%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C 19%

Calcium 31.9% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Delectable Creamed Sweetbreads Recipe