Bagwell's Vegetable Terrine with Tomato Sauce

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Jan. 10, 2012


Carrots 7 Small , pared
Asparagus stalks 7 , washed
Green beans 1/4 Pound , washed
Red pepper 1 Large , washed
Salt To Taste
Daikon radish/White turnips 2
Fresh spinach 1 Bunch (100 gm)
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Broccoli flowerets 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 3/4 Pound , cut in to chunks
Egg whites 2
Dried tarragon leaves 1 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Heavy cream 2 1/4 Cup (36 tbs)
For the tomato sauce:
Ripe tomatoes 1 Pound (Regular Or Plum)
Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Hot red pepper sauce 1 Drop
Worcestershire sauce 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground pepper 1 Dash
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Fresh tarragon leaves/Dried tarragon leaves 1/4 teaspoon



1. Remove and discard stems from spinach.

2. Wash leaves carefully, blanch in boiling hot water until leaves are just flexible but haven't lost their color and drain well.

3. Generously coat a 9-by-5-by-2 3/4-inch loaf pan with olive oil and line with spinach leaves, leaving some of leaves hanging over edge.

4. Preheat oven to 300f.


5. In a large skillet bring 1 1/2 inches salted water to boiling.

6. Simmer carrots, covered, 5 minutes.

7. Trim asparagus and green beans.

8. Add to skillet, cover and set aside 5 minutes.

9. Discard seeds from red pepper and slice into 1/2-inch strips.

10. Peel daikon or turnips and cut into julienne slices.

11. Add to skillet, cover and set aside for about 5 minutes only.

12. In a processor fitted with chopping blade process combining broccoli, parsley, chicken and egg whites until smooth.

13. Continue processing until well combined adding tarragon, nutmeg, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, the pepper and half of cream and gradually add remaining cream.

14. Drain reserved vegetables well.

15. In the bottom of prepared pan spread a little chicken mixture and make a layer of red pepper.

16. Continue layering vegetables, alternating with chicken mixture, using asparagus, daikon, green beans and carrots in that order.

17. Fold spinach leaves over mixture, adding more, if necessary, to cover.

18. Brush with oil and cover with foil.

To make the tomato sauce:

19. In a saucepan in boiling water blanch tomatoes, remove skins and stems and cut in quarters.

20. In blender or food processor, combine vinegar, olive oil, red-pepper sauce, Worcestershire, pepper, salt and tarragon and blend until smooth.

21. Add tomato and blend just until tomato is chopped and refrigerate.


22. Into a shallow baking dish set on oven rack set pan, pour boiling water around pan to measure 1 inch and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

23. Cool terrine completely, then pour off liquid and unmold


24. Serve terrine in slices surrounded by Tomato Sauce.

25. If desired, garnish top with raw vegetables and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 75 Minutes
Ready In: 75 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 955Calories from Fat 729

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.7%

Saturated Fat 35 g175%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 602 mg25.08%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet