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Flank of Saint-Marcellin, herb salad


Here is a Saint-Marcellin-based recipe for a gourmet starter that can even serve as a light dish.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 300 g of saint-marcellin
  • 15 cl of liquid cream (30% fat)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • 15g butter
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of parsley
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of deerl
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of chive
  • 60 g of mesclun
  • 12 kernels nuts
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1 tbsp. sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon nut oil
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Recipe for flank of Saint-Marcellin, herb salad

Preheat the oven to 160 ° C (th. 5/6).

  • Place the Saint-Marcellin in a salad bowl, crush it with a fork.
  • Pour in the cream, incorporate 1 whole egg and 2 yolks.
  • Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Mix well.

Melt the butter, brush the inside of 4 ramekins with a brush, distribute the contents of the salad bowl. Bake for 35 minutes in a bain-marie.

Wash the herbs. Remove the leaves from the parsley and chervil. Chop the chives.

Wash and wring out the mesclun. Mix it with the herbs.

For the vinaigrette:

In a bowl,

  • Pour in the vinegar, season with salt and pepper.
  • Mix and gradually incorporate the walnut oil, emulsifying with a small whisk.

Pour the dressing over the herb salad. Mix.

Unmold the flans on plates, place the herb salad around, garnish with walnut kernels.
Recipe: A. Beauvais Photo: F. Hamel

Chef's B.a.ba

Saint-Marcellin can be replaced by Sainte-Maure.

Cellar side

Chablis.

Words from the kitchen

Water bath :
cook a preparation in a container (a saucepan, for example) itself placed in a larger one and containing boiling water. The bain-marie allows you to gently cook a delicate preparation, avoiding direct contact with a source of intense heat.

Emboss:
cut into small cubes.

Emulsify:
action of mixing two liquids or substances that in principle do not mix (example: egg yolk with melted butter).

Well being

Calories per person: 535.
Walnuts and walnut oil (cardiovascular protectors) lower bad cholesterol (LDL). 30 walnut kernels provide 15 g of protein, 60 g of lipids, 10 g of carbohydrates and 6 g of fiber.

Video: Message of the Superior General for Feast of St. Marcellin Champagnat 2016 (October 2020).