Scone-Topped Beef Casserole

Total Time
2hrs 55mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 2 hrs 15 mins

Posted for ZWT8 - Australia. Found on website: oldaussierecipes.com. Oven temps are estimates, as only the descriptions were given.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cube steak and brown in oil, remove to casserole dish.
  2. Saute onion, carrot and celery in pan until onion is soft, sprinkle in flour and stir over heat for 2 minutes, add stock and stir until thickened. Add to meat in casserole with sauce, seasoning and thyme then cover and cook in moderately slow oven (325 degrees) for 2 hours.
  3. Increase oven temperature to very hot (400 degrees), make scone topping and place on top of casserole, cook uncovered in oven for 15-20 minutes.
  4. SCONE TOPPING:.
  5. Sift flour into a bowl and add half the butter with the milk. Mix to a firm dough with a knife, turn onto a floured board, knead lightly and roll out to a rectangle 1/2 inch thick.
  6. Brush with remaining butter and sprinkle with parsley, cheese and a little onion or celery salt. Roll up firmly and cut into 1/2 inch slices with a floured knife and place on top of casserole.