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Monday, January 24, 2011

Potato Hotpot

Potato Hotpot
2 kgroasting beef2 lb
-salt & pepper to taste-
115 gbacon1/2 lb
3small onions, cut into wedges3
4sprigs fresh thyme4
2dried bay leaves2
250 mldry red wine1 cup
125 mlbeef stock1/2 cup
750 gpotatoes, peeled & sliced1 1/2 lb
4carrots, peeled & sliced4
In a large saucepan, over high heat, fry bacon.  Add beef that has been rubbed with salt and pepper.  Brown on all sides thoroughly.  Add onions and fry until well browned, stirring constantly.  Sprinkle thyme leaves over beef and place bay leaves on top.
Pour in red wine and stir to loosen solids from bottom of dish.  Heat stock in separate pan, then pour into dish.  Cover and simmer over low heat for 90 minutes, turning beef occasionally.  Season sauce generously with salt and pepper.
Add potatoes and carrots.  Cover and simmer for an additional 30 minutes or until vegetables are soft.  Discard bay leaves.  
Serves: 4


  1. Wow!!! What great recipes... thanks for posting them.. I am certainly going to try this one, sounds delicious.. Have a great day.. :))

  2. Hi She wolf...The recipe has been tried and was found to be scrumptious, i really enjoy this type of dish and so did my other half. Thanks for sharing the recipes.. :))