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Stuffed Beef Heart

Ingredients
  Beef heart 5 Pound
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lightly packed bread cube 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Or Crumbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh parsley/1 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon, minced
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Strained lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) From the beef heart, remove the fat, veins and arteries. Rinse well.

MAKING
2) In a medium skillet placed over moderate heat, melt the butter.
3) Saute the bread cubes and onion in the butter, along with ½ teaspoon of salt, poultry seasoning, celery seed, parsley and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
4) Transfer the stuffing to a bowl.
5) In the still hot skillet, saute the beef heart thoroughly on all the sides.
6) Take the heart out of the skillet and stuff it with the prepared bread mixture.
7) Into the skillet, pour some water and scrape up the pan juices.
8) In a slow cooker, place the heart, sauce from the skillet and all the remaining ingredients except for the lemon juice.
9) Cover the cooker and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours, till the contents are tender.
10) Before it is time to serve, transfer the heart to a warm serving dish.
11) Into a small skillet, turn the cooking liquids from the cooker and add the lemon juice. Gently simmer till the liquid has reduced and is slightly thick.

SERVING
12) Pour the hot sauce all over the still hot beef heart and serve right away. Makes a good main course dish and goes well with toasted bread as well as cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
500 Minutes
Ready In: 
510 Minutes

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