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Stage 1 -
Prepare 500 g
. (Note that the French potato purée is more liquid than British-style mashed potatoes).
Stage 2 -
Cut 250 g cheese into thin shreds. A
is the ideal tool for this.
Stage 3 -
On low heat, add a few shreds of cheese to the potato purée.
Stage 4 -
Then stir until the cheese is completely melted.
Repeat this operation until all the cheese has been incorporated.
Your aligot can be served at this stage, but traditionally, the stirring should be continued (though this is rather tiring) until it becomes stretchy and can be pulled out of the pan.
Serve piping hot, on its own or with a traditional French
, for example.
You can use any cheese of your choice, but for a "real" aligot, you should use a "tome fraiche" from Laguiole.
If you like garlic, add a finely chopped clove at the same time as the cheese. Nutritional information
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 4 people : 3.52 € Per person : 0.88 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: A red wine such as a Côte d'Auvergne, made from Pinot Noir grapes. Source Home made More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Potato purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Colcannon, Duck Parmentier, Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondue , Two-stage beef chuck , Dauphinoise potatoes with Serano ham, ... All Cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Winemaker's toast, Poitevin twist, French toast "cordon bleu", Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses, ... All Salt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken with rice and leeks, Tomato tart, French toast "cordon bleu", Potatoes with bacon and herbs, Rosemary steamed fish, ... All Pepper: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quick courgette soup with cheese, Pasta with mushrooms, Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, Warm lentil salad, Fisherman's Ragout, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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