Beef and Bean Casserole

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Haricot beans 75 Gram
Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (As Required)
Lard/Margarine 50 Gram
Onion 1 Large , peeled and sliced
Carrots 2 , peeled and sliced
Beef shin 500 Gram , trimmed and cubed
Brown stock/Water and beef stock cube 600 Milliliter , hot
Tomato puree 30 Milliliter
Salt To Taste
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Bay leaf 1
Cornflour 10 Milliliter
Cold water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Little Required)
Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) In a basin, place the haricot beans, cover with boiling water and leave to stand for 1 hour.

MAKING

2) In a cooker, melt the margarine or lard.

3) Add the onion and carrots and saute until begin to color.

4) Add the meat and fry until browned evenly from all sides.

5) Remove the cooker from the heat, stir in the stock or water and stock cube, tomato puree, salt, pepper, bay leaf and the drained haricot beans.

6) Return to the heat and bring to the boil.

7) Place the lid to close the cooker, bring to high pressure and cook for 20 minutes.

8) Reduce the pressure slowly.

9) Remove the bay leaf and add the cornflour, blended with a little cold water.

10) Bring to the boil, stirring constantly and simmer for 1 minute.

11) Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary .

MAKING

12) Sprinkle little chopped parsley over the beans casserole and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 556Calories from Fat 312

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.8%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1056 mg44%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 31 g62%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet