Bolitas de Queso

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Recipe by: Andy Bates

Ingredients

  • For the cheeseballs:

  • 250g Parmesan, finely shredded
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • 1 egg white from a large egg
  • 25g plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 25g extra flour for dredging
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 100g Gouda cut into small cubes
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • For the chilli jam:

  • 250g vine tomatoes
  • 1 large Bramley apple peeled and Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 100g white sugar
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  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and finely Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped
  • 75ml cider vinegar

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Bolitas de Queso

Prepare the dough. Place the shredded cheese, flour, and egg white into a mixing bowl and season, mix together by hand to form firm dough. You may use a food processor to make lighter work of it. Place in the refrigerator for at least an hour to firm.

Separate into 20g balls placing a cube of Gouda into each ball. Roll in flour and deep fry for 4-5 minutes. For the relish, preheat the oven to 200°C.

Have ready a large roasting tin or dish. Pierce the top of the tomatoes with the point of a knife, plunge them one by one into boiling water for 20 seconds, then into cold water, slip off the skins and coarsely Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chop the flesh, discarding the cores. Combine the Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped tomatoes with all the remaining ingredients in the roasting dish, and place in the oven, uncovered, for 1 hour, stirring towards the end, until reduced considerably. Serve with the cheeseballs.