Poppy Seed Filling

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low sodium

Poppy Seed Filling

Yield:

1 1/3 c (320 g)

Total Time:

10 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups (282 g) poppy seeds
  • 1 cup (240 ml) milk
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Directions

  1. To grind poppy seeds, place poppy seeds into the Vitamix Dry Grains Container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 10 seconds. Stop machine and scrape the container sides with a spatula.
  5. Replace the lid and grind an additional 15 seconds, or until desired consistency is reached.
  6. Measure 1 cup (142 g) ground poppy seeds. Freeze remaining ground poppy seeds in sealed container.
  7. To make the filling, combine 1 cup (142 g) ground poppy seeds, milk, sugar, butter, and lemon zest in a medium saucepan.
  8. Cook on low heat, stirring often, for 30 to 45 minutes or until desired thickness is reached.
  9. Remove from heat; stir occasionally to cool. When cool, cover and store in refrigerator until needed.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 g)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 132
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 16 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 3 g