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Boiled Beef Slice

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Introduction

This recipe can be used as a main dish served with vegetables or pasta, or as a sandwich filler, served hot or cold.

This recipe can be used as a main dish served with vegetables or pasta, or as a sandwich filler, served hot or cold.

Ingredients

Serves: 4 - 6 people

Metric Cups
  • water (boiling, pan of)
  • 750 grams minced beef (lean steak)
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large red onion
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 1 salt
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley (chopped)
  • water (boiling, pan of)
  • 26½ ounces ground beef (lean steak)
  • 6 rashers bacon
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large red onion
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 1 salt
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley (chopped)

Method

Boiled Beef Slice is a community recipe submitted by Community and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Place the minced beef in a bowl and mash it all up with your hands. Whisk the eggs and add to the mince.
  • Chop up the streaky streaky bacon finely and add to the mixture. Chop up the onion, garlic and parsley finely, then add salt and pepper to taste. Then mash it all together with your hands.
  • Cut a square of greaseproof paper 8 inches by 8 inches. Place the mince mixture at the edge of the greaseproof paper, mould into a log shape and roll up firmly so the mince parcel is tightly wrapped.
  • Tie the parcel firmly with string and add to the pan of boiling water. Boil on a high heat for 30 minutes, then reduce heat to a simmer for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Place the ground beef in a bowl and mash it all up with your hands. Whisk the eggs and add to the mince.
  • Chop up the bacon finely and add to the mixture. Chop up the onion, garlic and parsley finely, then add salt and pepper to taste. Then mash it all together with your hands.
  • Cut a square of greaseproof paper 8 inches by 8 inches. Place the mince mixture at the edge of the greaseproof paper, mould into a log shape and roll up firmly so the mince parcel is tightly wrapped.
  • Tie the parcel firmly with string and add to the pan of boiling water. Boil on a high heat for 30 minutes, then reduce heat to a simmer for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Additional Information

    Leave the boiled beef to relax for 5 or 10 minutes before slicing and serving hot. If left to cool and placed in a refrigerator, this recipe makes an excellent sandwich filler, especially when served on brown bread with pickle or chutney.

    Leave the boiled beef to relax for 5 or 10 minutes before slicing and serving hot. If left to cool and placed in a refrigerator, this recipe makes an excellent sandwich filler, especially when served on brown bread with pickle or chutney.

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