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What can I do with a small piece of eye of round beef? We have good beef in Burlington Ont

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Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 07:52 AM

Im' fed up with stews.They last too long> I am a senior and Diabetic. So I am constantly looking for tasty dishes.For one. I dont mind eating the stew twice but 5 times is just too much. How many dishes could I get out of this 1.004kg piece.? does anyone have any easy suggestions

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  1. letsindulge RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 08:03 AM

    Beef tartare! This particular recipe calls for tenderloin, but I use eye of round with good results.

    http://www.chow.com/recipes/10983-cla...

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      Moggiesx2 RE: letsindulge Nov 3, 2012 08:11 AM

      Thank you thats a great idea. I have not made that for ages.

    2. tim irvine RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 09:21 AM

      I actually like that cut sliced in steak thickness and done au poivre.

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        Moggiesx2 RE: tim irvine Nov 3, 2012 09:45 AM

        Now that sounds a good idea too.Do you mean like a Dianne or with a good black pepper pressed into it

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          tim irvine RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 02:00 PM

          I heat the skillet dry with a little salt in it, toss in the meat to sear,grind a lot of pepper on it, turn, grind more pepper, deglaze with brandy, and add a little cream before the brandy has all cooked off. Spoon the brandy/cream/peppercorn pan gravy over the steaks. Somewhere between a Dianne and a classic au poivre.

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            Moggiesx2 RE: tim irvine Nov 3, 2012 02:30 PM

            I am actually making that right now. I put a baked potatoe in half an hour ago. I will also use some of my own home grown green beans that I froze in the summer. A meal fit for a king/or queen as the case maybe. Thanks Tim

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              tim irvine RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 02:40 PM

              That is a classic combination. Bon appetit!

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        FriedClamFanatic RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 3, 2012 03:24 PM

        Yep.grind that sucker up and

        Shepherds pie
        Spaghetti
        beef and rice
        some sort of chile or Mexican thing if you're into that
        sauteed with potatoes cut up and onions (start them first!)

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          latindancer RE: Moggiesx2 Nov 4, 2012 07:58 AM

          Beef Stroganoff.

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            tim irvine RE: latindancer Nov 4, 2012 05:01 PM

            You inspired me. That is what we had tonight.

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