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Taos hotpot


Taos hotpot
This hotpot inspired by a stay in Taos (New Mexico) is a mix of different meat and vegetables cooked long and slow, served with polenta.

The preparation is rather long, as is the cooking time, but it reheats very well.
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Last modified on: January 10th 2018

For 10 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
52 min.2 hours 22 min.3 hours 14 min.
Keeping:
Several days in the fridge in a sealed container. Freezes very well.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #1
Prepare and finely chop 1 leek.

Prepare and finely chop 1 onion.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Peel 300 g turnip, rinse and cut into chunks.

Peel 300 g potatoes, rinse and cut into chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 8 min.
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Prepare 500 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 7 min.
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Cut 400 g beef and 400 g chicken breast into fairly large dice.

Stage 5 - 12 min.
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Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a large casserole or stewpot on high heat.

When really hot, fry the meat rapidly until browned, starting with the chicken, then the beef.

Stage 6
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Set aside the meat.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Add 4 tablespoons oil to the pan and when hot, add the chopped onion.

Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Tip in all the vegetables and meats, add 4 tablespoons chilli spices, salt and pepper, then stir well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes like this, stirring frequently.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Add 2 litres water, 70 g tomato paste and 2 beefs stock cube, and mix these in.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Bring to the boil.

Stage 11 - 2 hours
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Cover, turn the heat down to its lowest and leave to cook for at least 2 hours.

Stage 12 - 10 min.
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Shortly before serving, prepare 800 g Polenta.

Stage 13
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Bring both the hotpot and the polenta pan straight to the table, so that everyone can help themselves to polenta first, then spoon the vegetables, meat and cooking juices on top.

Remarks

Taos hotpot, like any slow-cooked dish, can be reheated and served again several times - it just gets better every time. As the quantities are mostly for guidance, do adapt it to suit whatever vegetables or meat you have handy.

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).

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Source

Home made.

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WaterWater: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gingerbread, How to use gelatin, Hollandaise sauce, Leek and potato soup, Valay-Brest, ... All
PolentaPolenta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Rata-tart, Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, ... All
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Stuffed pumpkin gratin, How to prepare a pumpkin (or potimarron), Pumpkin (or potimarron) soup, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Potimarron braised in meat jus, ... All
Beef Beef : You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Home-made doner kebab, Beef braised in reduced red wine, Tournedos Rossini, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Carbonnade, ... All

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