Turnip puree with cheese & pears
Turnip Purees Cheese Pears Side dish Vegetables
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Title: Turnip puree with cheese & pears
Categories: Cheese/eggs, Fruits, Harned 1994, Side dish, Vegetables
Yield: 1 Puree
1 lb Turnips
-- peeled and cut in half
1 lb Pears; peeled and cored
1/3 c Shallots; minced
2 tb Butter or margarine; melted
1/4 c Gorgonzola cheese (1 oz.)
Salt and pepper; to taste
1 ds Nutmeg
Place turnips in a vegetable steamer over boiling water. Cover and
steam 15 to 20 minutes or until turnips are tender. Set turnips
aside. Place pears in steamer over boiling water. Cover; steam 5 to
10 minutes or until pears are tender.
Saute shallots in butter in a small skillet until tender. Transfer
shallot mixture to container of an electric blender or food
processor. Add half the turnips, half the pears and 2 tb cheese;
cover and process until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
Repeat procedure with turnips, pears and cheese. Sprinkle turnip
mixture with salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir well. Serve hot or chilled.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
From _Academic Apron_ by The Middlesex School/Concord, MA. In
_America's Best Recipes: A 1989 Hometown Collection_. Birmingham, AL:
Oxmoor House, Inc., 1989. Pg. 319. ISBN 0-8487-0765-6. Electronic
format by Cathy Harned.
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