Scotch Beef Carbonnade with Garlic and Herb Croutons

Scotch Beef Carbonnade with Garlic and Herb Croutons

serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 675 g (1 1/2 lb) lean beef braising steak, cut into 1.25cm (1/2 ") cubes

  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) flour, seasoned with black pepper

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) oil

  • 2 onions, peeled and sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) tomato puree

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) English mustard

  • 300 ml (1/2 pt) Guinness or dark ale

  • 300 ml (1/2 pt) stock

  • 5 ml (1 tsp) brown sugar

  • 1 bouquet garni

  • Black pepper

  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into chunks

  • 2 parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks

  • Half a baguette, sliced into 8

  • 25 g (1 oz) butter or margarine

  • 1 - 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh parsley, chopped

Cooking Method

Temperature: Gas mark 3, 170C, 325F

  1. Coat the beef in the seasoned flour. Heat oil in an ovenproof casserole and brown the beef. Add the onions and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil, cover and cook in a preheated oven for 1 1/2-2 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the butter or margarine with the garlic and herbs. Lightly toast one side of the sliced bread. Spread the garlic and herb mixture on the other side and toast until golden.

Serving suggestions

Serve carbonnade piled into a bowl with croutons and a wedge of steamed cabbage.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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