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Whole Grilled Foie Gras W French Beans & Quince Vinegar

Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups 711mlRed wine vinegar
2   Quince - peeled
4 tablespoons 60mlSugar
2 lbs 908g / 32ozFrench beans - ends removed
2 cups 474mlWatercress - (abt 1/4 lb) - rinsed, spun dry
2 tablespoons 30mlHazelnut oil
4 tablespoons 60mlChopped hazelnuts
  Salt - to taste
1   Foie gras, A quality - (1 to 1 1/4 lbs)

Recipe Instructions

Preheat grill.

Place vinegar in 2-quart saucepan. Core, seed and slice quince and place in pan with vinegar and add sugar. Reduce by two thirds. Place in food processor and blend until smooth and thick. Set aside.

Bring 2 quarts water to boil and blanch beans 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp and bright green. Shock in ice water. Drain and toss with watercress, hazelnut oil, hazelnuts and 2 tablespoons quince vinegar. Season with salt and arrange on large platter.

Place foie on hot grill and cook to medium-rare, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove, slice and arrange on platter. Drizzle with quince vinegar and serve immediately.

This recipe yields 4 servings as an appetizer.

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