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Beef En Croute

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  Beef eye of round roast 4 Pound
  Burgundy 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry sherry 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Bay leaves 2
  Onion 1 , quartered
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, chopped
  Leek 1 Large, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Liver pate/4 3/4 ounce can liver spread 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beaten egg 1
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place meat in clear plastic bag; set in deep bowl.
Combine Burgundy, dry sherry, bay leaves, and onion.
Pour over meat in bag; close.
Chill overnight; turn bag occasionally to distribute the marinade.
Next day, remove meat from bag; reserve marinade.
Place meat on rack in shallow roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer.
Roast at 425° till thermometer registers 130°, about 55 minutes.
Remove meat from pan; cool 20 minutes.
Reserve drippings.
Trim any fat from meat.
Meanwhile, cook mushrooms and leek in butter till tender, about 6 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in pate, crumbs, and 3 tablespoons of the reserved marinade.
Cover; chill at least 1 hour.
Stir together the 2 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cut in shortening till size of small peas.
Gradually add 1/3 to 1/2 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork till all is moistened.
Form into a ball.
On floured surface roll dough to a 14x12-inch rectangle.
Spread mushroom mixture to within 1 inch of edges.
Center meat atop.
Overlap long sides.
Brush edges with egg; seal.
Trim excess pastry from ends; fold up.
Brush with egg; seal.
Place roast, seam down, on greased baking sheet.
Brush egg over all.
Reroll pastry trimmings.
Cut into strips; criss cross on roast.
Brush with remaining egg.
Bake at 425° till pastry is golden, 30 to 35 minutes (meat will be rare).
Heat 3/4 cup water with reserved drippings till solids dissolve.
Mix 1/2 cup cold water with 3 tablespoons flour; stir into drippings with 1/4 cup reserved marinade.
Cook and stir till bubbly; season with salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6402 Calories from Fat 2437

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 273 g420.4%

Saturated Fat 61.9 g309.7%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 405.5 mg135.2%

Sodium 4226.6 mg176.1%

Total Carbohydrates 313 g104.4%

Dietary Fiber 18.9 g75.7%

Sugars 20.6 g

Protein 596 g1192%

Vitamin A 381.2% Vitamin C 69%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 163.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef En Croute Recipe