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Cretons Cremeux de Chez Nous (Traditional Creamy Cretons)

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"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
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 7.3 28.9 101 1260 Full nutrition

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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 ...