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Slow-cooked Rump Beef with Brandy

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Slow-cooked Rump Beef with Brandy Microwaveable

Prime rump beef cooked slowly with chestnut mushrooms and a rich, brandy sauce.

£5.00 Serves 1 (270g)
£8.99 Serves 2 (540g)
£17.95 Serves 4 (1080g)

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Tell Me More

  • This has been on the COOK menu for a while. Originally it was called Beef Diane but fashions change, so the name did, too. Whatever you call it, this is a really luxurious dish
  • The brandy is added into the sauce at the last minute so you can really taste it
  • The beef is really slow-cooked: braised for up to four hours until it’s deliciously tender

Try it with:

  • Beef and potatoes are a great combination, so Creamy Mash or roast potatoes are both good options, with some green veg on the side like our Cavolo Nero
  • Keep it simple and serve with rice
  • A more unusual, but extremely tasty, option is to stir it through tagliatelle or pappardelle to create a rich, smooth pasta dish

Feeding a Crowd Tips

This dish is perfect for entertaining large groups of friends and family this winter.

To serve 20: defrost 5 x 4 portions in the refrigerator overnight, decanter into a large heavy based pan and cook on the hob for around 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ensure it is piping hot before serving.

How We Make It At Our Kitchen

  • We braise prime beef for up to four hours, then added to some roasted chestnut mushrooms
  • For the sauce, onions, garlic, white wine and stock are added to a roux. Then it’s finished with double cream and parsley
  • In goes the brandy, right at the end - this ensures the flavours don’t evaporate

Nutrition

Typical Values Per 100g Per Portion
Energy (kJ)589 1,590
Energy (cal)141 381
Protein (g)15.9 42.9
Carbohydrate (g)3.3 8.9
of which: sugars (g)1.8 4.9
Fat (g)7 18.9
of which are saturates (g)3.1 8.3
Fibre (g)0.5 1.4
Sodium (g)0.3 0.82
Salt (g)0.75 2.05

Please Note: The details above are correct as of 19 March 2019 but as we are constantly improving our recipes it is essential to check the label on the packaging.

Ingredients

AT COOK WE USE THE SAME INGREDIENTS YOU WOULD USE AT HOME.

We never put additives or preservatives into our food. We do occasionally use kitchen cupboard ingredients that include some additives in their sub-ingredients (for example Worcestershire Sauce used in our Spaghetti Bolognese, which contains Tamarind Extract). If you’d like to find out more about our ingredients, click here

Rump Beef (33%), Chestnut Mushrooms (13%), White Wine [Sulphites], Onions, Single Cream [Milk], Skimmed Milk, Brandy (6%) [Sulphites], Water, Rapeseed Oil, Roast Chicken Stock (contains: Roast Chicken, Maltodextrin, Salt, Natural Flavouring, Chicken Fat, Sugar, Lemon Juice (from concentrate), Onion Powder), Wheat Flour, Beef Glace ( contain: Beef Stock (Water, Beef Stock), Flavourings, Yeast Extracts, Glucose Syrup, Salt, Sugar, Maltodextrin), Mushroom Stock (contains: Rehydrated Mushroom (Mushroom Concentrate, Water, Mushroom Powder), Salt, Cornflour), Garlic, Parsley, Dijon Mustard (contain: Water, Mustard Seeds, Vinegar, Salt, Antioxidant- (citric acid, E330), Tomato Puree, Thyme.

Please Note: The details above are correct as of 19 March 2019 but as we are constantly improving our recipes it is essential to check the label on the packaging.

Cooking Instructions

At our kitchen, we prepare food by hand using the same ingredients and techniques you would at home. We then freeze our meals at -35°C so it tastes freshly made when you cook it at home (no nasty additives or preservatives required). Most of our food can be heated from frozen (sometimes in minutes in your microwave). Check the instructions below.

These cooking instructions are only a guide. Your appliance may have a personality of its own (or a different power rating). Please adjust accordingly.

serves 1

Oven:

Preheat oven. Remove sleeve, pierce film. Cook on a baking tray in the middle of the oven.

Oven Settings

Fan 170°C, Electric 190°C, Gas Mark 5.
30 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Microwave:

Remove sleeve, pierce film. Place on a microwaveable plate. Cook on full power.
850W
3 mins > stir well & re-cover > 3 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Extra Warnings:

Steam may be released when removing film lid.

serves 2

Oven:

Preheat oven. Remove sleeve, pierce film. Cook on a baking tray in the middle of the oven.

Oven Settings

Fan 170°C, Electric 190°C, Gas Mark 5.
40 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Microwave:

Remove sleeve, pierce film. Place on microwaveable plate. Cook on full power.
850W
5 mins > stir well & re-cover > 4 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Extra Warnings:

Steam may be released when removing film lid.

serves 4

Oven:

Preheat oven. Remove sleeve, pierce film. Cook on a baking tray in the middle of the oven.

Oven Settings

Fan 170°C, Electric 190°C, Gas Mark 5.
55 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Microwave:

Remove sleeve, pierce film. Place on a microwaveable plate. Cook on full power.
850W
11 mins > stir well & re-cover > 10 mins
Stir well and allow to stand for 2 mins before serving.

Extra Warnings:

Steam may be released when removing film lid.

Please Note: The details above are correct as of 19 March 2019 but as we are constantly improving our recipes it is essential to check the label on the packaging.

Allergens

Gluten, Milk, Mustard, Sulphites

This product has been made in a kitchen that uses nut ingredients

Please Note: The details above are correct as of 19 March 2019 but as we are constantly improving our recipes it is essential to check the label on the packaging.

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