Everyday Dorie: Carrot-and-Mustard Rillettes

March 25, 2022 at 2:46 am | Posted in condiments, cook the book fridays, everyday dorie, groups, other savory, salads, savory things, veggies | 6 Comments
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carrot-and-mustard rillettes

Carrot-and-Mustard Rillettes…hmmm…one of the stranger “things on toast” I’ve made. Rillettes are shredded meat confit, but there’s no meat to be found here. Instead we have toasted bread, spread with a Dijonnaise-type mix and topped with steamed carrots and Comté cheese cubes that have been tossed in more even mustard and some spices.

Strange, but good, and with just enough pungent mustardy heat to make you pay attention when you take a bite. I used some homemade sourdough and drizzled the assembled toasts with the good olive oil and then put on a floof of micro greens. A little, messy, but it was a nice change-up from the kale salads I make for lunch several times a week. Carrot toast may become a repeat thing around here.

For the recipe, see Everyday Dorie by Dorie Greenspan, and head over to Cook the Book Fridays to see what we all thought.


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  1. These look absolutely gorgeous and delicious. You do the best photos always…such a treat to read about your choices in flavorings. I make notes in my book about them!

  2. Wasn’t it surprisingly good!! I wasn’t sure what I was serving to my husband haha…thankfully he is always game. We loved it.

  3. I love the microgreens. It was a nice change, messy and all.

  4. Yes, I agree with you on the strangeness of the rillettes. But the mustardy flavor is winsome.

  5. “Strange but good”! ❤

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