Roquefort Cheese Pate With Celeriac Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Celeriac1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced (225 Gram)
 Cream cheese4 Ounce (100 Gram)
 Roquefort cheese1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram)
 Nutmeg1 1⁄2 Pinch, grated (Good Pinch)
 Celery seeds1 1⁄2 Pinch, grated (Good Pinch)
 Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
 Sea salt1 Teaspoon
 Parsley/Coriander leaves1 Tablespoon, freshly chopped
 Ruby port3 Fluid Ounce (90 Milliliter)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 353 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.2%

Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.2 mg

Sodium 1561.2 mg65%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 15 g29.9%

Vitamin A 25.4% Vitamin C 16%

Calcium 44% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare a large pot and fill it with water. Set on the boil
2. Boil the celeriac in the pot for 10 minutes or till just soft
3. Drain the celeriac
4. Set a sieve over a bowl and pass the celeriac through the sieve till you have a smooth paste

MAKING
5. In a large bowl, mix the hot puree with the cream cheese and the Roquefort.
6. Reheat to bubbling point
7. Pass the mixture through a sieve again for a smooth paste
8. Let it cool

FINALIZING
9. Season the mixture with salt and pepper
10. Blend in the chopped parsley.
11. Add the port and mix well

SERVING
12. Serve in individual ramekins or bowls.
13. Garnish with celery and serve with hot wholemeal toast.

TIP
Instead of repeated sieving, the potatoes and cream cheese can be blended in a food processor.
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