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Lustenberger 1862 Cheese Balls with Rhubarb Chutney

Lustenberger 1862 Cheese Balls with Rhubarb Chutney
Serves 4
These fried cheese balls melt deliciously on the tongue. On the palate, Lustenberger 1862's fruity aromas of citrus and apricot unfold—a perfect combination with the rhubarb chutney. Lustenberger 1862 can be found nationwide at Aldi USA stores.
    1. 1 red onion
    2. 1 chile pepper
    3. ¾ pound rhubarb
    4. Oil or butter, for sautéing
    5. ⅓ cup dried cranberries
    6. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    7. ¼ cup cranberry juice
    8. ¼ cup cranberry syrup
    9. Kosher salt, to taste
    10. Ground black pepper, to taste
    1. 9 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    2. ½ cup dry bread crumbs
    3. 2 eggs
    4. 2 tablespoons milk
    5. 7 ounces Lustenberger 1862 fruity-tangy, grated
    6. 5⅓ ounces ricotta
    7. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    8. Ground black pepper, to taste
    9. Clarified butter or oil, for frying
      1. Chop onion, chile pepper, and rhubarb stalks. Sauté in oil or butter for about 5 minutes. Add cranberries, lemon and cranberry juices, syrup, salt, and pepper and simmer until mixture has slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
      1. Place 8 tablespoons flour in shallow dish and bread crumbs in another shallow dish. Whisk eggs and milk together in small bowl. Set aside.
      2. Combine cheeses, salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon flour in a medium bowl. Shape mixture into doughnut hole–size balls. Dredge balls in flour and dip in egg mixture. Coat with bread crumbs.
      3. Heat oil in frying pan and fry balls, continuously turning, until golden brown.
      1. The chutney can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks if refrigerated while hot and sealed.
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      Since 1862, the house Lustenberger & Dürst has devoted itself to the pure culture of quality cheese from Switzerland. From its early days Lustenberger & Dürst has constantly continued improving what is already fine. The success of Lustenberger & Dürst is due to a perfect combination of origin, nature, tradition and innovation. Our cheeses are handcrafted from the farm fresh milk in the local dairy, using artisanal methods with low processing handed down from generation to generation. The pure Swiss milk, the skill of our master cheese makers, the secrets of affinage and the innovation creating new varieties make Lustenberger & Dürst one of the most respected cheese‐houses in Switzerland.

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