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Cardoon Gratin

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"What to do with cardone/cardoon. Watch out for the prickles!"
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1 h 55 m servings 425
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine heavy cream, chicken broth, and bay leaf in a large saucepan; season with salt and pepper. Add cardoon pieces. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until cardoon is soft, about 1 hour.
  2. Transfer cardoon pieces to a 9x13-inch baking dish with a slotted spoon.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Simmer cream mixture until reduced to 3/4 cup, 5 to 10 minutes. Pour cream over cardoon pieces in the baking dish. Sprinkle Gruyere cheese on top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until top is browned, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 425 calories; 41.8 3.9 10.1 152 197 Full nutrition

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