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Irish Beef Cobbler

For this recipe you will need:

  • 1lb boneless Beef Chuck-Cut into 1in cubes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large carrot
  • 4oz rinsed red kidney beans
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 oz all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-½oz butter (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
  • ½ cup milk

1. Place the beef cubes in an ovenproof casserole.

2. Peel and cut the onion and carrot into medium dice.

3. Add the kidney beans, onion and carrot to the beef.

4. Pour in the beef stock, season with salt and pepper and cover the casserole.

5. Cook in a preheated 325°F oven for 2 ½ hours. Remove and turn the oven up to 450F.

6. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Mix in by hand the butter, stir in the herbs and mix to a soft dough with the milk.

7. Roll out on a floured board and cut into rounds.

8. Arrange dough on the casserole overlapping each disk around the edge.

9. Bake in the 450°F oven for about 8 minutes or until the crust has risen and turn golden brown.

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