Danish Blue Cheese Gratin Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Butter2 1⁄2 Ounce
 Flour1 1⁄2 Ounce
 Milk1⁄2 Pint
 Eggs2 , separated
 Onion1 Large
 Tomatoes2
 Garlic1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm)
 Pork luncheon meat6 Ounce (Danish Style)
 Danish blue cheese6 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2293 Calories from Fat 1564

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g271.3%

Saturated Fat 94 g470%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 831.9 mg

Sodium 4262.8 mg177.6%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.8%

Sugars 34.1 g

Protein 91 g182.9%

Vitamin A 117.1% Vitamin C 91.8%

Calcium 134.7% Iron 32.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Melt 1 oz.butter in a saucepan, add the flour and cook over a low heat for 2 minutes.
Add the milk gradually, stirring all the time until the sauce thickens.
Remove from the heat and stir in the beaten egg yolks.
Thinly slice the onion, tomatoes and garlic and fry in 1 oz.butter.
Add this to the sauce, with the chopped pork luncheon meat and the mashed Danish blue cheese.
Whisk the egg whites till stiff and fold into the mixture.
Put the mixture into a buttered ovenproof dish.
Bake in a very hot oven (475°F - Gas Mark 8) for 10 minutes, then turn down to moderate (375°F - Gas Mark 4) for 20 minutes.
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