Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Asparagus Fondue

Asparagus Fondue

This rich, thick, creamy fondue made with asparagus and a generous portion of cheese, goes well with potato wedges and pita chips.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes


5 asparagus spears
1 tsp butter
2 tbsp milk
1/2 cup grated processed cheese
1 tsp cornflour dissolved 1 teaspoon water
2 tbsp cream
salt and pepper to taste

For serving:
Potato Wedges
Pita Chips

Preparation Method:

Cut the asparagus spears (tips) and keep aside.
Boil 1 cup of water add the asparagus and cook till it softens.
Remove from flame, cool and puree. Strain the purée through a sieve to get a smooth paste
Heat the butter in a pan add the asparagus spears (tips), and sauté till they are cooked.
Add the milk, cheese, cornflour mixer stir till the cheese melts and till the mixture thickens.
Mix the asparagus puree, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
Switch off the flame stir in cream and serve hot in a fondue pot with potato wedges and pita chips.

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