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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.
Keeping:
2-3 minutes once assembled.
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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 or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Potato puréePotato purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Two-stage beef chuck , Dauphinoise potatoes with Serano ham, Hachis parmentier : meat with mashed potato and cheese, Potato and two ham gratin, ... All
BayleafBayleaf: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Feta in olive oil with herbs, Rabbit terrine, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Preserved tomatoes, Courgettes (zuchinis) , ... All

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