Warm Brie with Basil Lemon Dressing
Zest and juice 1 lemon
50g Parmesan, cubed
2 cloves garlic
100g toasted pine nuts
Handful fresh basil leaves
1 tsp sugar
Sea salt to taste
80g extra virgin olive oil
1 large wheel Brie (or Camembert)
1L boiling water
Cherry or grape tomatoes to taste
Place zest, Parmesan and garlic into TM bowl and mill for 8 seconds on speed 9.
Add juice, pine nuts, basil, sugar and salt and mix for 6 seconds on speed 9. With blades rotating on speed 3, add oil through hole in lid for 5-6 seconds. Set dressing aside.
Line Varoma dish with piece of baking paper.
Place unwrapped cheese onto paper, add water to TM bowl and set Varoma into position. You may steam the tomatoes if desired, they tend to become sweeter if steamed.
Warm cheese for 6-8 minutes at Varoma temperature on speed 3 (times will vary depending upon the size of your cheese).
Place cheese carefully onto serving platter, pour dressing over and scatter tomatoes around the platter. Serve with fresh crackers whilst still warm.
From the November 2009 Thermomix Customer Newsletter
RECIPE TAKE FROM THE 2009 FESTIVE FLAVOUR BOOKLET which is available for order