ESME’s LEAN GROUND BEEF WITH MUSHROOM, PARMESAN AND BACON
Sunflower Oil or VOO – Virgin Olive Oil
6 strips of bacon, chopped
3/4-1 onion, chopped (depending on size)
3 large spring onions, chopped
1 tin button mushrooms, cut in half
1.3 kg lean ground beef
75 ml evaporated milk (ideal milk)
¼ cup fresh Parmesan cheese, shredded
2 slices fresh brown bread, crumbed
2,5 ml (½ t) salt
±5- 7.5 ml (1-1½t) mix of Basil, Thyme, Rosemary, Parsley
250 ml (1 c) grated cheddar cheese
170 g broccolini, finely chopped
Set oven at 180C / 350F.
Heat oil in a pan and saute the bacon, onion, spring onion and mushrooms. Keep aside.
Mix ground beef, egg, milk, Parmesan, salt and herbs, then add ½ of the onion mixture with meat. Chop the broccolini, add and mix well.
Grease a big enough glass container and spoon in the meat mixture.
Bake for ± 1-1½ hour, till done. If you have fat on the surface, spoon off and remove it.
Mix the grated cheese and the remainder of the onion mix and sprinkle over the baked meat dish. Return to the oven for another ± 10 minutes till cheese melted.
Serve immediately with a salad, and or bread and enjoy!
If you have Ms Balls chutney, it’s super yummy on the side.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Esme Slabbert