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Sweetbreads With Asparagus

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  Calf sweetbreads 1 Pound
  Pork sausages 2
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned asparagus 4 Ounce
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon

Soak the sweetbreads in water for 2 hours, then drain.
Blanch in boiling water for 5 minutes, and drain.
Remove the skin and ducts and cut the meat into thick slices.
Skin the sausages and form the sausagemeat into small balls.
Drop into boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
Drain well.
Clean and halve the mushrooms.
Drain the asparagus.
Melt the butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Gradually add the milk and bring to the boil, stirring all the time.
Simmer, stirring, until the sauce thickens.
Add the salt, pepper, sweetbread slices, sausagemeat balls, mushrooms and pieces of asparagus.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Spoon into a serving dish and garnish with parsley.
Serve with a tomato and onion salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 458 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.7%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 585.5 mg195.2%

Sodium 1186.5 mg49.4%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 47 g93.5%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 19.6%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweetbreads With Asparagus Recipe