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    Elsa's Cider Beef With Cheddar Smashed Potatoes

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    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    Sheila the Great's Note:

    I saw this on Rachel Ray. she serves it with cheddar smashed potatoes. So yummy and comforting. Perfect for fall. It is lick your pot clean, yeah it is that good. I find myself digging for turnips!

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven 375.
    2. 2
      Place Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add EVOO and butter. Season beef with salt and pepper and add to pot. Brown all sides, about 6-8 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add carrots and turnips, and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add flour, stir to combine and coat.
    4. 4
      Add the apple cider and beef consommé' stir to combine. Bring to Boil, cover and place in the oven for 1-1 1/2 hours.
    5. 5
      Once the beef is about 3/4 of the way cooked (about 40-45 minutes in the oven) place the potatoes in a large sauce pot., cover with water by at least 1 inch and place over high heat.Once the water comes to a boil, add some salt and cook the potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes.
    6. 6
      Once the potatoes are tender, drain and return to the pot. Add the milk, sour cream, and the cheese. Smash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper and add the chives. Cover and reserve until you are ready to serve.
    7. 7
      When the beef is done. Remove from the oven. To serve, place a spoonful of potatoes in a wide serving bowl. Make a well in the middle of the potatoes and spoon the beef into the center.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 20, 2009


      This is an excellent dish! I can no long find it on Rachel Ray's site. Glad I found it here! You won't even know you are eating Turnip. Everyone I have made this recipe for loves it!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Elsa's Cider Beef With Cheddar Smashed Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (704 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1594.9
    Calories from Fat 871
    Total Fat 96.8 g
    Saturated Fat 45.1 g
    Cholesterol 331.2 mg
    Sodium 939.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 86.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
    Sugars 10.4 g
    Protein 93.3 g

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