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Low Carb / Keto Roasted Garlic Flan over a Duxelle of Mushrooms, 4 Net Carbs and 7 as shown.

Updated: Sep 12, 2019

Here is a nice appetizer or light lunch dish. A savory flan of roasted garlic , over a flavor packed Duxelle of mushrooms a classic French preparation though optional as the flan is delicious on its own , the combination is extraordinary . Very simple to make though it looks like a lot ow work, give this combination a try .





Low Carb / Keto Roast Garlic Flan


Ingredients


1 large head garlic

1 ½ cups heavy cream

1-Pinch nutmeg

½ Tsp. mustard powder

3 extra-large eggs

1 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground white pepper to taste


Preparation


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wrap garlic in foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour. Allow to cool.


Lower oven temperature to 350 degrees. Cut garlic heads in half, exposing cloves. Squeeze pulp from skins. Place in a food processor and puree until a smooth paste is formed. Add cream, eggs, salt and white pepper. Process again until smooth; do not over process, or the cream will thicken.


Bring a teakettle of water to a boil. Ladle custard into 6 custard cups or ramekins. Place cups in a deep baking pan. Pour boiling water into the pan two-thirds of the way up the sides of the cups.


Place baking pan in oven. Bake until custard is set, 35 to 40 minutes; do not overcook. Remove cups from the water bath, and allow to sit for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Tip

Flan may be baked early in the day before it is to be served, and refrigerated in the baking molds. To reheat, place in the hot-water bath, cover with foil, and place in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes.


Garnish with some Parsley and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil ,


Nutrition Facts " For the Flan " Servings 6.0 Amount Per Serving calories 243 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22 g 35 % Saturated Fat 15 g 74 % Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 173 mg 58 % Sodium 230 mg 10 % Potassium 52 mg 1 % Total Carbohydrate 6 g 2 % Dietary Fiber 0 g 1 % Sugars 0 g Protein 3 g 7 % Vitamin A 56 % Vitamin C 3 % Calcium 15 % Iron 0 % * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



Low Carb / Keto Mushrooms Duxelles

Servings 1 1/3 cups


Ingredients


1 pound white mushrooms

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1/4 cup finely chopped shallot

4 garlic cloves finely minced

2 tablespoons dry sherry optional

1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme or tarragon

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

2 pinches ground black pepper

1 tablespoon sour cream or creme fresh


Instructions


Briefly rinse or brush any dirt off of mushrooms, then quarter them. Toss mushrooms into a food processor and chop finely by pulsing. You can also chop them finely by hand with a chef’s knife.

Melt butter in a saute or fry pan over medium low heat. Add shallot and cook a minute or two until soft. Add garlic and cook one minute longer. Add mushrooms and cook until most of the moisture has released and mushrooms are almost dry. Stir in sherry (if using) and cook until liquid is about gone.

Add herbs, salt, pepper and sour cream or creme fraiche and stir until combined. Cool and refrigerate for 4-5 days or use immediately as an appetizer spread.


Nutrition Facts " Duxelle " only Servings 6.0 Amount Per Serving calories 42 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2 g 3 % Saturated Fat 1 g 6 % Monounsaturated Fat 0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 4 mg 1 % Sodium 7 mg 0 % Potassium 269 mg 8 % Total Carbohydrate 4 g 1 % Dietary Fiber 1 g 4 % Sugars 2 g Protein 3 g 5 % Vitamin A 13 % Vitamin C 8 % Calcium 1 % Iron 3 % * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been

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