How to cook beef olives

How to cook beef olives

Nothing to do with the olives that develop on bushes these type the bottom of a braised meat dish widespread in Scotland for the reason that 1600’s. They’re skinny beef steaks, wrapped round a filling of stuffing or sausage meat. At The Buffalo Farm we make a number of completely different flavour varieties to attempt.



2oz (60g) plain flour seasoned with salt and pepper

15fl oz (3/Four pint) inventory, ideally beef

Three onions finely sliced

Preheat oven to 325F/160c/GM3


Mud the olives with just a little of the flour after which brown in a flame proof casserole dish. Take away the olives from the pan and put aside.

Take the casserole dish off the warmth and stir the remaining flour into the meat juices after which add the inventory little by little to make sure the flour paste is nicely blended in with out lumps, till it seems like reasonably thick gravy (which is what it’s!) Place the browned olives again within the dish, cowl with a layer of chopped onions and cook dinner, lined, for 1 ½ hours.

The meat olives are additionally an incredible dish for the gradual cooker when you have one. Comply with the recipe as above, browning the olives and making the gravy as above however then pour the gravy into your gradual cooker after which layer the meat olives and onions in. Cook dinner on low for 6-7 hours or on excessive for 3-Four hours.

Serve with a potato dish of your alternative, mashed works nicely and vegetable sides.

You may also add chopped carrots into the casserole dish, together with the meat olives.

Because you’re going to have the oven on for a very long time why not make use of it and do a gradual cooked potato dish to go together with it like boulangere potatoes?

A easy model is to peel and slice your potatoes about as thick as a £1 coin. Layer into an oven proof dish, layering in fried onion and/or garlic if you want, the odd knob of butter is good too. Pour over sufficient scorching inventory to only cowl the potatoes and cook dinner within the oven for at 1 ½ hours lined with tin foil for the primary 45 minutes. If close to the top of the cooking the inventory stage remains to be on the prime then scoop some inventory out and return to the oven for 10 minutes to brown the highest of the potatoes.

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How to cook beef olives

Beef olives are slices of steak which are stuffed after which rolled and tied into an oval form that appears a bit like olives. The British name it beef olives, whereas the Italians name the dish bragioli. The sauce might be gravy-like or made with tomatoes. Begin with thinly sliced steak that is not more than a 1/2-inch thick. Pound it with the sleek facet of a meat mallet. Should you favor a gravy, flour the meat rolls earlier than browning them and substitute the crushed tomatoes with sufficient beef broth to cowl the meat rolls.

Pound the steaks between two layers of plastic wrap to about 1/16-inch in thickness with out tearing the meat.

Preheat the skillet over medium-high warmth and saute the bacon till it’s crispy. Add half the onion and half the garlic. Scale back the warmth and saute over low-medium warmth for 10 minutes or till the onion is translucent and starting to brown.

Add the bottom meat. Stir and cook dinner the combination for 10 minutes till the bottom meat is totally cooked.

Add the bread crumbs, parsley, thyme leaves and crushed egg. Stir to mix the components.

Put 1/eight of the bottom meat filling on every steak. Roll it up, tucking within the edges. Tie the meat rolls with kitchen string. Add 2 tbsp. of olive oil to the skillet over medium-high warmth. Brown the meat rolls on all sides.

Add the remaining onions, garlic, wine, beef inventory and tomatoes. Deliver the combination to a boil after which flip down the warmth to low. Cowl the skillet and cook dinner the meat rolls till they’re tender, turning often, which may take about 45 minutes.

Switch the meat rolls to a serving dish. Take away the string. Simmer the sauce till it’s thickened, which takes about 5 minutes. Pour the sauce over the meat.