Rack of Lamb with Gorgonzola Crust, Baked Polenta and Ratatouille Recipe | Yummly

Rack of Lamb with Gorgonzola Crust, Baked Polenta and Ratatouille

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25Ingredients
75Minutes
1390Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 ounces gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 6 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (plus additional, for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary (chopped, plus additional, for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes (chopped)
  • 3 tomatoes (seeded and diced)
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 5 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 1 1/2 cups polenta
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1 red pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 1 yellow pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 5 ounces zucchini (diced)
  • 5 ounces eggplant (diced)
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 1/2 pounds rack of lamb
  • 3/4 cup red wine
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch (mixed with a little water to a smooth paste)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a baking pan and line pan another plastic wrap. Beat the cream cheese in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually beat in the Gorgonzola cheese, then the egg yolk. Season with salt and black pepper. Stir in the breadcrumbs, herbs, sun-dried tomatoes and 1/3 of the diced tomato. Refrigerate.
    2. Bring the cream and 2 1/4 cups of the stock to a boil in a medium saucepan Stir in the polenta in a steady stream. Remove from the heat and fold in 3/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Let stand for 10 mins. Spread in a 3/4 inch-thick layer on the plastic wrap-lined baking pan. Cool for 20 mins.
    3. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Sauté the garlic and shallot for 1 min. Add the peppers, zucchini and eggplant and sauté for 2 mins. Add the remaining diced tomato and pour in the tomato juice. Season with salt, black pepper and a pinch of sugar and simmer for 5 mins.
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    NutritionView More

    1390Calories
    Sodium81% DV1950mg
    Fat168% DV109g
    Protein110% DV56g
    Carbs14% DV43g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories1390Calories from Fat980
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat109g168%
    Saturated Fat49g245%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol290mg97%
    Sodium1950mg81%
    Potassium2180mg62%
    Protein56g110%
    Calories from Fat980
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate43g14%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars15g30%
    Vitamin A80%
    Vitamin C220%
    Calcium60%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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