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Sformato Of Borlotti Beans With Green Sauce

Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Butter - for pan
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozFresh bread crumbs - lightly toasted
2 cups 320g / 11ozCooked pinto beans
3 tablespoons 45mlVirgin olive oil
3 tablespoons 45mlUnsalted butter
1   Garlic clove - thinly sliced
1   Red onion - finely chopped (medium)
1 tablespoon 15mlFreshly-chopped rosemary leaves
3 tablespoons 45mlAll-purpose flour
1 cup 237mlWhole milk
2   Eggs - separated
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozFreshly-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
  Green Sauce
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozFinely-chopped italian parsley
2 tablespoons 30mlCapers
1/2 cup 20g / 0.7ozFresh mint leaves - (packed)
2 tablespoons 30mlPine nuts
1/4 cup 59mlExtra-virgin olive oil
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and butter an 8- to 10-inch bundt pan, sprinkle with bread crumbs.

Puree beans in food processor with 1/4 cup water until smooth. Set aside.

Heat butter and oil in medium skillet until melted, add garlic, red onion, and rosemary and saute until softened and translucent (6 to 8 minutes). Sprinkle flour over, stirring constantly. Add milk and cook until thick as pudding (about 5 minutes) and remove from heat.

Add beans and mix thoroughly. Add egg yolks and parmigiano and season with salt and pepper. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks, fold in bean and cheese mixture.

Whisk together all the green sauce ingredients and serve with the beans.

This recipe yields 4 antipasto servings.

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