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Recipe Name: Beggar's Purse Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Appetizers Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

Peanut oil for frying
2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
1 Wonton wrappers
6 Ounce(s) Shitake mushrooms, sliced
6 Ounce(s) Button mushrooms, sliced
6 Ounce(s) Portobello mushrooms, sliced
1/2 Cup(s) Fresh tarragon, chopped
1 Fresh whole chives
Salt and pepper
Prehaet 4 inches of the peanut oil to 375 degrees F in a deep-fat
fryer or large Dutch oven. Heat the olive oil in a saute pan over
medium heat and cook the mushrooms until they are quite soft and give
up their liquid, about 5 minutes. Season the mushrooms with salt and
pepper to taste. Stir int he tarragon and set aside to cool. Working
with one wonton wrapper at a time, place 1 teaspoon of sauteed
mushrooms in the center of each wrapper. Wet edges of erapper with
water and gather the edges together to form a "purse". (Make sure not
to trap any air inside) Fry the wonton purses, 2 to 3 at a time, for
3-5 minutes, until they begin to brown and bob to the top. Drain on a
cooling rack covered with paper towels. Tie each purse with a strand
of chives. Nutritional info per serving: 283 cal; 10g pro, 51g carb,
5.3g fat Source: Miami Herald, 9/7/95 format: 8/7/96, Lisa Crawford
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #214 Date: 08 Aug 96 00:14:23 EDT
From: "Lisabeth Crawford (Pooh)" <104105.1416@CompuServe.COM>

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 97
Calories From Fat: 67
Total Fat: 7.6g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 8.2mg
Potassium: 425.3mg
Carbohydrates: 6.2g
Fiber: 1.1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 3.5g

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