Beef & Ale Hot Pot

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Beef & Ale Hot Pot
A variation of the Lancashire Hotpot recipe
Course Main Dish, Supper
Cuisine British
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish, Supper
Cuisine British
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat a little oil in frying pan & brown stew meat along with onions & carrots, leek & swede to soften slightly.
  2. Add beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, all herbs, salt & pepper, tomato puree & ale, stir adding flour to thicken and simmer for 5-10 mins.
  3. Transfer into large casserole oven dish.
  4. Blanch the sliced potatoes in a pan of boiling water for 3-5 mins, drain.
  5. Layer sliced potatoes onto beef casserole mix. Brush the potatoes with melted butter.
  6. Cover up & bake for 1 hr.
  7. Remove the hot pot from the oven. Uncover & brush the potatoes again with melted butter.Return to the oven for a further 15mins, uncovered, to brown the potatoes.
  8. Serve garnished with parsley.
  9. Tip; sprinkle grated cheddar on top of the potatoes 5 mins before cooking time is complete.