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Casserole Of Kidneys In Red Wine

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Ingredients
  Lamb kidney 8
  Chipolata sausage 1⁄2 Pound (225 Grams)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Grams)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Stock 3⁄4 Pint (41/2 Deciliter)
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (1/2 Deciliter)
  Tomato puree 2 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Tin, 65 Grams)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound (225 Grams)
  Frozen peas packet 1⁄2
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash the kidneys well.
2. Trim fat and skin, then remove the core from each kidney using a sharp knife or pair of kitchen scissors.
3. Remove sinuous and halve.
4. Separate sausage links.
5. Peel and thinly slice onions.
6. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C or Gas No. 4)

MAKING
7. In a large casserole, melt butter over moderate flame.
8. When hot, add onions and sauté until golden.
9. Add the kidneys and sausages and sauté them for about 5 minutes until they loose their pinkish color.
10. Use a slotted spoon to remove content to a platter and keep hot.
11. To the hot fat in the casserole add flour and stir, cooking until golden.
12. Gradually add the hot stock, stirring until you get a smooth sauce.
13. Stir in the tomato puree and wine.
14. Reduce heat and allow the sauce to cook for about 5-6 minutes, stirring constantly until thick and bubbly.
15. If lumpy, strain the sauce.
16. Return the onion-kidney-sausage mixture to the sauce in the casserole.
17. Cover with a lid and transfer to middle level of preheated oven
18. Cook for 1 1/2 hours until juices run clear when kidneys are pierced with a knife.
19. 15 minutes before kidneys are cooked, add the sliced mushrooms and peas to the stew and continue to cook.

SERVING
20. Serve with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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