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Creamy Whiskey and Black Beer Beef Casserole

Rich, creamy and elegant for the depths of winter

4 - 6

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

4 hrs

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Andrew Clarke

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Andrew Clarke

Loaded with aromatics, the depth of the whiskey and beer are countered with the cream and honey to result in a stunning, rich casserole that the whole family will love.

Recipe is courtesy of Greenlea Butchers Shop

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High Protein

High Iron

Ingredients

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark diced beef

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50ml canola oil

for frying

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35g butter

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300g button mushrooms

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6 garlic cloves

crushed

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6 shallots

thinly sliced

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1 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme

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6 pearl onions

whole and peeled

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1/2 tsp chopped tarragon

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500ml beef bone broth

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150ml beer

black or dark beer

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1kg baby potatoes

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50ml olive oil

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200ml cream

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4 Tbsp whiskey

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2 Tbsp honey

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2 Tbsp crisp fried shallots

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1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

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1 Tbsp finely chopped chives

Method

Method

1

In either a heavy - based pan or hob - safe casserole dish, brown the seasoned diced beef with a little oil, then remove from the pan. Do this in two batches.

2

In the same pan, add butter, whole mushrooms, garlic, shallots, thyme and pearl onions. Cook over a medium/high heat, to give them some colour.

3

Add the beef back into the pan and reduce by three quarters.

4

Add in the tarragon, beer and bone broth, bring to a boil, then cover and leave to simmer gently for 2 ½ hours.

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Stir occasionally and top up with a little water or bone broth if needed. The beef should be just covered with liquid.

6

Preheat the oven to 200 º C.

7

Boil the potatoes in salted water. Once cooked, drain and spread on a lined baking tray.

8

Crush the cooked potatoes with the bottom of a cup, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

9

Bake in the oven for approximately 25 minutes, until crispy.

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Once the beef is tender, add in the cream, whiskey and honey. Bring to a boil then season with salt and pepper.

11

Finish with chopped parsley and chives. Sprinkle with fried shallots and serve with crispy crushed potatoes.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (591g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2748 kJ (657 kcal)

Protein

25.8g

Total Fat

40.3g

Saturated Fat

15.5g

Carbs

36.6g

Sugars

14.9g

Sodium

259mg

Iron*

3.4mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)