Jambon A La Crème

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May. 25, 2011

Ingredients

Baked ham slices 8 (Thick Ones)
Mushrooms 1/2 Pound
Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Shallots 4
Tomatoes 1 Pound
Butter 5 Tablespoon
Flour 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
White pepper To Taste
Salt To Taste
Grated parmesan cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Trim mushrooms and cut into thick slices.

2) Peel and finely chop the shallots.

3) Peel tomatoes, deseed, and chop flesh coarsely.

4) Preheat oven at 400°F

MAKING

5) In a shallow pan cook mushroom with wine. Reduce wine to 3 tablespoons.

6) Drain out mushroom and set aside.

7) Add shallots to the wine and cook till wine has evaporated.

8) In a pan, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes.

9) Mix cream to make a smooth sauce.

10) Add seasoning.

11) Mix cooked shallots and chopped tomatoes.

12) Boil the sauce, lower the heat and simmer for 5-6 minutes stirring in between.

13) Lightly butter a flameproof dish and place ham in it.

14) Sprinkle mushrooms on top and pour cream sauce.

15) Sprinkle cheese evenly and dot with remaining butter.

16) Place dish under the broiler till cheese is browned.

17) Alternately, place the dish in oven and bake till cheese is brown.

SERVING

18) Serve with buttered noodles and tossed green salad. Boiled potatoes and creamed spinach would go well with this.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2489Calories from Fat 1580

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 180 g276.9%

Saturated Fat 108 g540%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1768 mg73.67%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 116 g232%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet