Le Ris de Veau aux Champignons

Sweetbreads with mushrooms

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By Jeanne Strang

Published 1991

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Sweetbreads go particularly well with mushrooms, so the following recipe will be useful all the year round, depending on what mushrooms are to hand. Ordinary field mushrooms are lovely with this dish so do not wait for something more exotic to turn up in the woods.


  • 500 g (1 lb) calf’s sweetbreads
  • 60 g (2


Put the sweetbreads into running water for 30 minutes to clean them.

Meanwhile prepare a velouté sauce: melt 60 g (2 oz) butter and soften the chopped shallots in it, then stir in the flour a