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Sweetbreads A La King

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Ingredients
  Sweetbreads 1 Pound, uncooked
  Butter/Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped pimiento 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place sweetbreads in a heavy bottomed saucepan and cover with cold water. Add 2 teaspoons salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
2. Drain the sweetbreads and cool slightly.
3. Clean sweetbreads by removing the loose membranes.
4. On a meat board, dice the sweetbreads into cubes. Empty in a side bowl.

MAKING
5. Heat a skillet on medium flame.
6. Melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add green pepper and sliced mushrooms to the butter and sauté till soft. Remove to side bowl.
7. To the same skillet, melt ¼ cup butter and add flour. Sauté slightly till flour cooks.
8. Take skillet off the heat and stir in milk to form a smooth sauce.
9. Return skillet to heat. Cook the sauce, stirring continuously until thickened.

FINALIZING
10. To the sauce, add sautéed pepper, mushrooms and diced sweetbreads.
11. Allow the sauce to simmer gently till sweetbreads are heated, stirring occasionally to prevent the sauce from burning.

SERVING
12. Serve sweetbreads over hot buttered toast, cornbread or in pastry shell.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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