Thistle with almond sauce
200g CINCO JOTAS Iberian ham slices
500g Cleaned thistle
40ml Thistle cooking water
10ml White wine
50g Olive Oil
25g Slivered almonds
Parsley (to taste)
Salt (to taste)
Carefully clean and cut the thistle, stripping off all its fibers.
Place a saucepan with water and salt on the fire. Once it begins to boil, put in the chard and cook for 12 minutes. Cool. Put aside.
Place the oil and chopped garlic in a saucepan. Once it begins to brown add the flour until it dissolves in the oil. Add the thistle cooking water, stirring to create a smooth sauce. Add the almonds and the salt.
Heat the sauce and place the thistle in it. Add the chopped parsley and the slices of Cinco Jotas Iberian ham. Serve.