Family Favourite Lancashire Hotpot
This hotpot recipe is very easy and tasty. cooked it in a slow cooker and the family can have a hot and healthy meal in the evening after work.
- 750g/1½lb lean beef cubes
- 2 tablespoon cooking oil
- 50g/2oz plain flour (with salt and pepper)
- 2 onions (sliced)
- 500g/1lb potatoes (peeled and sliced)
- 2 celery stalk (sliced)
- 1 carrot (cubed)
- 100g/4oz swede (cubed)
- 30ml dry sherry
- ½ teaspoon mustard
- 1pich of ground nutmeg
- 3 bay leaves
- ½ teaspoon rosemary (chopped)
- 1 teaspoon thyme (chopped)
- 350mls beef stock
- 15g/½oz butter + 1 clove chopped garlic
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 120mins
Cost Average budget
Coat the beef with flour. Fry beef in cooking oil in a frying pan till lightly brown. Layer the beef and the vegetables (except the potato slices) in slow cooker Season with salt and pepper.
Add in the bay leaves, thyme, rosemary, mustard and nutmeg.Cover with potato slices then pour in the stock and sherry. Spread with garlic butter and sprinkle with ground pepper.
Cover the slow cooker and set on No.1 setting and cook for 2 hours.
Lamb can also be used