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.
87,1254.1/5 for 14 ratings
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Last modified on: November 6th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
5 hours 47 min.20 min.6 hours 7 min.
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Keeping:

2-3 minutes once assembled.

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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,216 Kcal or 9,278 Kj79 gr87 gr128 gr
111 %30 %8 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
146 Kcal or 611 Kj5 gr6 gr8 gr
7 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
554 Kcal or 2,319 Kj20 gr22 gr32 gr
28 %8 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Red wineRed wine: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Eggs meurette, Two-stage beef chuck , Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style, Marchand de vin sauce, ... All
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Potato puréePotato purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potato and two ham gratin, Oxtail Parmentier, Aligot, Chicken Brussels pie, Two-stage beef chuck , ... All
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