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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:

How long does it take?

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

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

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

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

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
10224171 gr803 gr656 gr
511 %66 %76 %99 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
67311 gr53 gr43 gr
34 %4 %5 %7 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
242 gr200 gr164 gr
128 %16 %19 %25 %
% 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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