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Upside-down Parmentier

Upside-down Parmentier

Parmentier is a French version of shepherd's pie. This variation has slow-cooked meat on top of the mashed potato (purée), instead of underneath. A red-wine sauce adds the finishing touch.

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Last modified on: November 6th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
5 hours 47 min.20 min.6 hours 7 min.
Preservation: 2-3 minutes once assembled.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
4 hours 45 min.
Upside-down Parmentier : Photo of step #1 Cook 400 g beef slowly in red wine.
Stage 2
50 min.
Upside-down Parmentier : Photo of step #2 Prepare 400 g potato purée.
Stage 3
7 min.
Upside-down Parmentier : Photo of step #3 Take 4 tablespoons of the cooking juices and pour this over the meat. Mix well and reheat on low heat.
Stage 4
20 min.
Upside-down Parmentier : Photo of step #4 Reduce the remaining cooking juices by half in a small pan. Check seasoning.

Add ½ teaspoon cornflour while whisking to thicken the sauce.
Stage 5
5 min.
Upside-down Parmentier : Photo of step #5 Heat the serving plates.

Place two tablespoons of mashed potato in the centre of the plate. Arrange the meat on top and coat with sauce.

Remarks

Both the meat and potatoes can be prepared the day before, even a few days in advance.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 8.54 €
Per person : 2.14 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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