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Cretons Cremeux de Chez Nous (Traditional Creamy Cretons)

"Cretons are a traditional French Canadian pork spread, similar to a pate, that's usually served on toast for breakfast. Here is a classic version that's creamy, not too greasy, and easy to spread."
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2 h 15 m servings 355 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Combine pork, onions, garlic, water, and pepper in a saucepan. Cook on low heat for 1 hour, stirring frequently.
  2. Stir quick-cooking oats, salt, allspice, and milk into pork mixture. Cook for 1 hour more, stirring frequently. Let cool slightly. Mix with an electric mixer at medium speed until mixture becomes creamy, about 1 minute.
  3. Refrigerate or freeze in small portions.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 355 calories; 22.7 g fat; 7.3 g carbohydrates; 28.9 g protein; 101 mg cholesterol; 1260 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Cretons are one of my favorite childhood foods! I'm French Canadian and was blessed growing up trying many different cretons from my mom, grandmothers and aunts, all tweaked just slightly with ...