Cardos con Bechamel

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recipe by Kenwood https://kenwoodworld.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    55mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    525
based on 2 ratings

This traditional Spanish dish makes a delicious starter to your main meal.

recipe updated 16 Sep 2021

Ingredients

  • Thistle icon
    Thistle
    1 kg (about 8 ¼ cups)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    75 g (about ½)
  • Serrano ham icon
    Serrano ham
    30 g (about 3 ⅜ tablespoons)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 L (about 4 ¼ cups)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    2 sprigs
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 ½ teaspoons (about 8 ml)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2 (about 12 g)
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    3 tablespoons (about 24 g)
  • Evaporated milk icon
    Evaporated milk
    500 ml (about 2 cups)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    500 ml (about 2 cups)
  • Peanut butter icon
    Peanut butter
    1 tablespoon (about 16 g)
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds
    50 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    50 g (about ¼ cup)

Tools

  • kCook icon kCook Multi
  • kCook icon Jug
  • kCook icon Colander
  • kCook icon Kcook bowl

Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  4. Add thistle, water and fresh parsley to the kCook bowl
  5. Season
  6. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  7. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  8. Cook with filler cap removed - 20 min, 104°C, speed 1
  9. Drain content of kCook bowl into colander then set aside
  10. Clean kCook bowl
  11. Fit stir tool to kCook bowl
  12. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  13. Add olive oil to the kCook bowl
  14. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  15. Heat with filler cap removed - 120°C, speed 3
  16. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  17. Slice onion into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  18. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  19. Add garlic clove and serrano ham to the kCook bowl
  20. Cook with filler cap removed - 2 min, 120°C, speed 3
  21. Then add plain flour to the kCook bowl
  22. Cook with filler cap removed - 2 min, 120°C, speed 4
  23. Add evaporated milk and milk to a clean jug
  24. Cook and continue - 10 min, 98°C, speed 4
  25. Pour milk mixture into kCook bowl while machine is running
  26. Add peanut butter and ground almonds to the kCook bowl
  27. Cook with filler cap removed - 10 min, 98°C, speed 4
  28. Transfer content of colander to kCook bowl
  29. Cook with filler cap removed - 1 min, 98°C, speed 4
  30. Serve
  31. Garnish with pine nuts
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