Lights with Soured Cream

lights with soured cream

Lights with Soured Cream

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This classic dish is perfect for serving with your next dinner party or family gathering.
Servings: 4
Calories: 475

Ingredients
 

  • 1 3/4 lb veal lights
  • bouquet garni
  • 1 onion
  • 2 3/4 pints water
  • salt and freshly milled white pepper
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 4 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 oz butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons white wine
  • 1/4 pint soured cream

Instructions

  • Wash the lights thoroughly. Wash, trim and coarsely chop the bouquet garni. Cut the onion into wedges.
  • Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan with a generous pinch of salt, the peppercorns, bay leaves, vinegar, herbs and onion.
  • Add the lights and simmer gently for 1 hour, removing any scum from the surface of the water as it forms. Drain the lights, place them between two boards, put a weight on top and leave for 12 hours.
  • Strain 375 ml (13 fl oz) of the cooking water. Cut the lights into fairly thick strips.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the flour and cook until golden. Gradually add the cooking water. Boil for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, then season with the lemon juice, wine, pepper and salt.
  • Add the lights and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the soured cream.

Notes

Serve with: Bread dumplings
Calories: 475 kcal
Carbohydrates: 5 g
Protein: 40 g
Fat: 31g
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 209 mg
Sodium: 307 mg
Potassium: 730 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 544 IU
Vitamin C: 3 mg
Calcium: 85 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Ingredients Lights Recipes, Offal
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