Thursday, June 12, 2008

One-Pot Beef Dinner

One-Pot Beef Dinner
serves 6

3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 large egg, lightly beaten
450g/1lb minced beef
50g/2oz plain breadcrumbs
11/2 teaspoons onion powder
11/2 teaspoons garlic salt
4 medium potatoes, sliced
450g/1lb frozen carrots

• Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium once the oil is hot. Add the onion to the pan, and sweat until soft.
• In a large bowl, mix the egg, beef, 50ml/2fl oz water, breadcrumbs,onion powder and garlic salt. Press the meat into the bottom of the bowl to form a rounded loaf. Invert the bowl to remove, and put the loaf on top of the onion. Put the sliced potatoes around the loaf and the carrots on top of the potatoes.
• Sprinkle with additional seasonings if desired. Cover and cook for about 1 hour. After 30 minutes,turn the meatloaf over and stir the vegetables. Serve hot.

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