Tagged with beef

Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef 2 tbsp. plus 2 teaspoons water 1/2 tsp. baking soda 2 1/2 lb russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ chunks 4 tbsp. butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 1 egg yolk 8 scallions, green parts only, sliced thin 2 tsp. vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 4 oz. white mushrooms, chopped 1 tbsp. … Continue reading

Pastitsio

Ingredients 1 lb. thick macaroni 7 tbsp olive oil 2 vegetable stock cubes (optional) 1 lg. onion, finely chopped 1 lg. clove garlic 2 lb. minced meat (half pork and half beef, or lamb, etc.) 2 tsps dried mint, rubbed 1 tsp oregano Freshly ground pepper 1 cup pureed tomatoes 1 tsp tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

Moroccan Kefta-Stuffed Rolls

Ingredients For filling 1 lb. ground beef 1 to 2 tbsp. vegetable oil or olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 bell pepper (any color), finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon cayenne or black pepper, to taste 1 generous tablespoon tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Ingredients One 3-pound corned beef brisket (uncooked), in brine 16 cups cold water 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons black peppercorns 4 whole allspice berries 2 whole cloves 1/2 large head green cabbage (about 2 pounds), cut into 8 thick wedges 8 small new potatoes (about 1 1/4 pounds), halved Freshly ground black pepper to taste … Continue reading

Tuscan-Style Beef Stew

Ingredients 4 lb. boneless beef short ribs, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces (or a 5 lb. chuck roast) Salt 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 bottle Chianti 1 c. water 4 shallots, peeled and halved lengthwise 2 carrots, peeled and halved lengthwise 1 garlic head, cloves separated, unpeeled, and crushed 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 bay … Continue reading

Orange Beef

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds beef flap meat, trimmed 3 tablespoons soy sauce 6 tablespoons cornstarch 10 (3-inch) strips orange peel, sliced thin lengthwise (1/4 cup), plus 1/4 cup juice (2 oranges) 3 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 3 cups vegetable oil 1 jalapeño chile, … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Barbacoa

Ingredients 3 lbs chuck roast (fat trimmed), cut into 2-inch chunks 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 chiptoles in adobo sauce, chopped (or more to taste) 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles 1 small white onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 3 bay leaves 1 Tablespoon … Continue reading

Beef Noodle Soup

Ingredients 1.1 lb. (500g) beef chuck 2 whole star anise 2 bay leaves 1 black cardamom pod 1 stick cinnamon 1 tbsp. Szechuan pepper 2-3 pieces Mandarin orange peel 1 tbsp. chili sauce 1 tbsp. dark soy sauce 2 tbsp. light soy sauce 2 tbsp. Shaoxing wine or rice wine 1 tbsp. sugar 4 tbsp. … Continue reading

Brisket Summer Rolls

Ingredients FOR THE BARBECUE MAYONNAISE: ½ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup barbecue sauce Lime juice, to taste Sriracha, to taste FOR THE ROLLS: 1 block (about 7 ounces) rice vermicelli ¼ teaspoon salt 8 to 12 rice-paper wrappers for summer rolls, about 8 1/2 inches wide 8 sprigs mint, leaves picked off 8 sprigs Thai basil … Continue reading

Spicy Vietnamese Beef and Noodle Soup

Ingredients 5 tablespoons peanut oil 3 1/4 pounds meaty oxtails, patted dry 2 large onions, chopped 1 large carrot, peeled, chopped 3 stalks lemongrass,* chopped 2/3 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger 8 garlic cloves, chopped 7 whole star anise (star-shaped spice)* 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 12 cups water 7 cups canned beef broth (about four … Continue reading