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                          Beef Casserole With Edam
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Casseroles
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4  C             Onion, finely chopped
      1/2  C             Unsalted butter
    1      Lb            Sirloin steak, sliced thinly
    2                    Tomatoes, finely chopped
    1                    Red bell pepper, in 1/2-inch
      1/2                Green bell pepper, in 1/2-in
    1      Lg            Egg, hard-boiled, chopped
      1/4  C             Raisins
      1/4  C             Black olives, pitted and
      1/4  C             Sweet gherkins, chopped
      1/4  C             Mushrooms, chopped
    2      Tb            Brandy
    2 1/2  Ts            Flour
      1/2  C             Beef broth
      1/4  T             Oriental chili paste
      1/2  T             Chili sauce
      1/2  T             Ketchup
                         Tabasco sauce to taste
    7      Oz            Edam, sliced 1/4-inch thick
                         Sauteed bananas as an
   from the Keshy Yena Intercontinental Hotel, Curacao. In a skillet,   
 cook onion in the butter over moderate heat until golden. Add the   steak, 
 tomatoes, and bell pepper.  Cook, stirring, over mod-high   heat, until 
 veggies are softened.  Add the egg, raisins, olives,   gherkins, and 
 mushrooms and cook the mixture, stirring, for 1 minute.   Add the brandy, 
 heated, and ignite.  Shake skillet gently until flame   go out. Stir in 
 flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Stir in   broth, chili paste, 
 chili sauce, ketchup, Tabasco, and salt and   pepper to taste. Simmer the 
 mixture, stirring occasionally, for 5   minutes. Line the sides of a 2-qt. 
 shallow casserole with some of the   cheese slices. Pour the beef mixture 
 into the casserole, and cover it   with the remaining Edam. Put the 
 casserole in a larger pan, add   enough water to reach 1-inch up the sides 
 of the casserole, and cover   the pan with foil. Bake in the middle of a 
 preheated 325f oven for 15   minutes. Serve with sauteed bananas. a 1963 
 Gourmet Mag. favorite   
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