Cheese Quenelles au Gratin

A quenelle is usually a fish or meat mousse, here my Quenelle is made with fresh Cheese and shaped into ovals with spoons and then poached. it is just delicious and healthy on top of that !

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Serves 4 to 6                    Preparation & Cooking Time 45 minutes

  • 1 1/2 pound farmer cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 pinch salt,1 pinch pepper
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • Shredded Swiss cheese.

Beat the farmer cheese, add 1 by 1 the eggs, then slowly pour the flour. At the end, add  salt and pepper.

In a big pot with boiling salted water, put around 4 quenelles at a time with 2 tablespoons and wait until they surface. Return the quenelles upside down and wait a little bit then skim, and dispose in a plate already prepared and buttered. Continue until all the dough is finished.

Melt a small piece of butter in a pan and simmer the onion already cut in very small pieces.

Once the onion is cooked, add the ceam and pour on top of the quenelles.

Put the shredded cheese on top and warm up in a hot oven for about 30 mn.

Serve hot.

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