Red Profiteroles

  • 03/12/2007
  • Easy
  • 6 – 8
  • 30 min

Profiteroles are usually prepared as a sweet dessert, with chocolate and whipped cream. However this one is a little different, a savoury idea. It is delicious and can be served as an entrée or a snack for just about any occasion.

Ingredients 6 – 8 

  • 250 g cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp Ajvar vegetable relish mild
  • 50 g butter
  • 100 g profiteroles
  • salt
  • 200 ml cooking cream
  • lettuce leaves, for serving

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Using electric blender combine and mix cheese, Ajvar vegetable relish and butter.
  2. 2.
    Slice top of each profiterole, put aside and place a tablespoon of prepared filling into each profiterole.
  3. 3.
    Combine salt and cooking cream and whip until well combined. Spoon over the filling and close with previously cut tops of profiteroles.

Serving

On a serving plate arrange lettuce leaves and prepared profiteroles. This same recipe can also be used as spread on crusty, toasted bread.

Tip

Add finely chopped ham to recipe.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 152 / 635 - -
Fat g 10,37 - -
Carbohydrates g 8,52 - -
Dietary fibre g 0,39 - -
Protein g 5,66 - -
Sodium g 1,11 0 0
Vitamin A μg 353,05 9 7
Vitamin D μg 7,99 4 4
Vitamin E mg 0,43 2 2
Niacin mg 1,59 11 8
Potassium mg 70,50 2 2
Calcium mg 48,59 5 5
Phosphorous mg 76,41 10 10

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)