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Guy Fawkes Casserole

Serves 4


A warming stew to fortify the family before going out to watch the fireworks; great with a baked potato

  • one and a half pounds (675g) stewing beef
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • 1 large onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder
  • half an ounce (13g) plain flour
  • half an ounce (13g) dripping
  • salt and pepper
  • half a pint (250ml) beef stock

    Cooking Instructions:
    1. Dice the beef into 1 inch cubes
    2. Melt the dripping in a saucepan and fry the onions and carrots for about 5 minutes
    3. Add the beef and brown it on all sides
    4. Gradually stir in the flour then add the chilli, curry, stock, salt and pepper
    5. Bring to the boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer gently for about 2 hours
    6. Serve with a baked potato

    Recipes compiled by Alwyn Jones © 2000 & web pages designed by R. Barry Jones © 2000