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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?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
52 min.2 hours 22 min.3 hours 14 min.
Preservation:
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.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #2 Peel 300 g turnip, rinse and cut into chunks.

Peel 300 g potatoes, rinse and cut into chunks.

Set aside.
Stage 3
8 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #3 Prepare 500 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into chunks.

Set aside.
Stage 4
7 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #4 Cut 400 g beef and 400 g chicken breast into fairly large dice.
Stage 5
12 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #5 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
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #6 Set aside the meat.
Stage 7
2 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #7 Add 4 tablespoons oil to the pan and when hot, add the chopped onion.

Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stage 8
3 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #8 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.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #9 Add 2 litres water, 70 g tomato paste and 2 beefs stock cube, and mix these in.
Stage 10
5 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #10 Bring to the boil.
Stage 11
2 hours
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #11 Cover, turn the heat down to its lowest and leave to cook for at least 2 hours.
Stage 12
10 min.
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #12 Shortly before serving, prepare 800 g Polenta.
Stage 13
Taos hotpot : Photo of step #13 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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Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Potimarron and leek soup, Potimarron braised in meat jus, Duo of slow-cooked pork, Potimarron and Parmesan tart, ... All
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