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Onion, Ricotta, Cranberry and Sage Cheesecake



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Onion, Ricotta, Cranberry and Sage Cheesecake

  • 30 g olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 80 g blanched hazelnuts, toasted
  • 160 g parmesan cheese, cut in pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 18 leaves fresh sage
  • 350 g onions, quartered
  • 1000 g ricotta cheese, drained
  • 4 eggs, large
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 150 g fresh cranberries, or frozen cranberries, defrosted
  • 6
    1h 15min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C. Grease sides and line base of a spring form tart tin (Ø 24cm) then set aside.
  2. Place hazelnuts in mixing bowl and roughly chop 2 sec/speed 6 then scatter over base of tart tin. Set aside.
  3. Place Parmesan in mixing bowl and grate 10 sec/speed 9. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  4. Place garlic and 10 sage leaves in mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 5
  5. Add onions and oil and chop 2 sec/speed 5. Sauté 10 min/115°C/speed 1. Tip out into a bowl and set aside.
  6. Add drained ricotta, eggs, grated Parmesan, salt and pepper then blend 20 sec/speed 7.
  7. Add cranberries and onion mixture then stir in well with spatula. Transfer to tart tin, decorate with remaining sage leaves then place on a large lipped baking tray to catch any drips. Bake for 45-60minutes (190°C) until firm and golden. Leave in tin to cool for 10minutes before removing. Serve warm or cold.

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Delicious accompanied by a balsamic and hazelnut oil-dressed rocket salad.

This savoury cheesecake provides a wonderful vegetarian option during the festive season.

It can be made a day ahead then reheated before serving.

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  • Looks lovely, and different !

    Submitted by Lesley on 15. February 2017 - 22:33.

    Looks lovely, and different !

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