Recipes

Fillet of Beef with Potato Cake & Herby Butter

Preparation

Prep Time:  10 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 fillet steaks 
  • 125 ml home-made beef stock
  • ½ kg potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. mixture of milk and cream (½ & ½ ) 
  • Dash of whiskey
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Herby Butter 50g (2 oz) softened butter
  • mixed with chopped scallions
  • chives 
  • parsley 
  • crushed garlic 
  • lemon juice

Method

Place the potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water. Season, bring to the boil, then simmer until potatoes are cooked.

2

Drain well, then mash really well with the milk, cream and butter. Whip in the scallions, season well.

3

Divide the mixture into four and shape into four potato cakes. Dust each one with a little flour and fry in hot butter until golden brown on each side – keep warm.

4

Season the steaks with salt, black pepper and olive oil. Heat the pan and cook the steaks to your liking. Remove from the pan and keep warm.

5

To the juices in the pan, add some beef stock, dash of whiskey, knob of butter and season to taste  (continue in the next slide)

Fillet of Beef with Potato Cake & Herby Butter Recipe
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