Saturday, June 4, 2016

French Beef Dish with Vegetables

The French beef dish called Marmite de Boeuf is a wonderful way to prepare beef. It has an exquiisite combination of flavours and is cooked with red wine. Here is the recipe:

1 kilo of beef
30 grams of butter
3 onions
3 tomatoes
3 glasses of red wine
1 leek
2 carrots
2 bay leaves
200 grams of mushrooms
250 millilitres  of beef bouillon

Boil the tomatoes, drain and crush.
Cut the beef into small cubes.
Combine the flour, salt and pepper on a plate and roll the pieces of beef.
Heat half the butter in a pot. Add the meat and brown. Add the onions.
Add the red wine, the beef bouillon, the tomatoes, the carrots, the leek, the thyme, the bay leaf and the garlic.
Cook for about one and a half hours.
Cook the mushrooms in a pan with the rest of the butter.
Add to the pot. Add salt, pepper and parsley.
Serve with steamed potatoes.

I hope you enjoy this dish as much as I do!

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