Cretons

Cretons

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"This is a pork spread that used to be very popular amongst French Canadian working in the woods. This is best appreciated spread on toasts or plain multigrain bread."

Ingredients

1 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 101 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.5g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the ground pork, milk, onion and garlic into a large saucepan. Season with salt, pepper, cloves and allspice. Cook over medium heat for about 1 hour, then stir in the bread crumbs. Cook for 10 more minutes. Adjust seasonings to taste. Transfer to a small container and keep refrigerated.
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Great recipe! However, the recipe does not mention that you cannot use lean ground pork for this (that is probably why some people found it not easy to spread).Another trick to increase creamine...

This turned out perfect! My husband is French-Canadian so we've had cretons a lot in the past. We can buy it here as well but this homemade version is going to be the new norm in our house! I...

I am of Quebecois heritage, and this recipe is really quite good. A few things I might suggest...This is a very old recipe, and the quality of our meats have changed dramatically since these rec...