Beefsteak Casserole

This may not seem like a Wednesday night kind of dinner, but if you have the time to let this cook away for a minimum of 3 hours then why not!!

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This recipe does come with a photo, althought weirdly the photo is 50 pages away! Anyway it’s not the best photo..

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I didn’t brown the meat to start off with which I would always normally do when making a casserole like this, so am already thinking the meats not going to be that great!

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So when it says to layer I just read throw in the casserole dish!! I wasn’t sure if I was meant to thinly slice the veg and actually layer up like a hot pot, I just threw the veg in quite randomly but did try to do a bit of layering with the potatoes..

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Then I added the tomatoes and I reckon about 100ml of stock.

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After about an hour and a half in the oven it was all looking a bit watery..

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So I decided to let it cook for the rest of the time with the lid off. I left this cooking for 3 hours and after the time with the lid off it was looking more appealing..

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This is my favourite kind of cooking, it’s all done in the one pot and there’s no need to make anything else on the side!!

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Well as a stew goes this is nice enough. It’s not anything particularly fancy but is a good filling casserole! We did enjoy it but I do think it needs something else, maybe some herbs, wine or a dash of balsamic vinegar! Overall though it’s a good simple casserole!

Would I make this again? Probably, but I’d need to add a wee extra something!

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