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Lamb's lettuce crumble with fresh cheese

Both easy and quick to make, this Crumble of lamb's lettuce and cream cheese combines the softness and the crunchiness of the crumble.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 kg of chewed up fresh
  • 1 clovegarlic
  • 1 tbsp. tablespoons of olive oil
  • 10 g of butter (for the mold)
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Béchamel sauce with fresh cheese:

  • 20 g butter
  • 20 g flour
  • 25 cl of milk
  • 150 g of cream cheese
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Crumble :

  • 40 g of Comté
  • 50 g butter
  • 50 g flour
  • 50 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 pinch of curry
  • 1 branch of thyme

Lamb's lettuce crumble with fresh cheese

- Remove the roots of the lamb's lettuce and wash it thoroughly. Drain it.

- Peel, degerm and chop the garlic.

- In a sauté pan, heat the olive oil, add the chopped garlic and the lamb's lettuce. Sauté for a few minutes. Salt and pepper.

Make the béchamel with fresh cheese:

- In a saucepan, just melt the butter, add the flour. To mix everything. Cook for 3 minutes. Gradually add while mixing the milk. The sauce should thicken. Season and incorporate the cream cheese.


Prepare the crumble:

- Grate the county.

- Just melt the butter, place it in a bowl. Add the flour, breadcrumbs, Comté, curry and thyme. Mix everything by hand until you get a coarse sand.

Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (th. 6/7).

- Butter a meal that's going in the oven.

- Mix the lamb's lettuce and the béchamel, then place them in the buttered dish.

Cover with crumble. Bake and cook for 15 minutes.

For the endive salad:

Chicory salad :

  • 3 endives
  • 4 tbsp. rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

- Wash the endives, remove the cores. Cut in pieces.

- Make the vinaigrette: in a bowl, pour in the vinegar, season with salt and pepper, then emulsify with the oil.

- Serve the crumble hot with the endive salad.

Read also: benefits and virtues of lamb's lettuce


For a smooth dish, a fresh cow cheese is preferred; for more character, a fresh goat cheese can be chosen.

Recipe: S. Samson, Photo: F. Hamel

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