Hive Creative Contest: Rich and creamy beef stroganoff with fragrant basmati rice

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After a function the other day, we still had a lot of left-over beef chuck. Beef chuck is a very flavorful meat, but it can become very dry and chewy, if not prepared in the right way. Therefor I decided to slow cook it into a delicious, comforting beef stroganoff.

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Ingredients:
2kg Beef chuck
500g Mushrooms
2 Large onions
250ml Sour cream
1 Packet brown onion soup
100ml Brandy
2 Beef stock cubes
Garlic salt
Worcestershire sauce
Parsley

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Rice:
Basmati rice
Rosemary
Sage
Teaspoon of butter
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Sear the beef chuck and onions together in the olive oil. Once brown, add it to the slow cooker. Add a cup of water, garlic and the stock cubes. Leave for approximately 2-3 hours to simmer.

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After stirring, I add the brandy. It bonds with both fat and water, which allows it to carry the lovely aromas and flavor.

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Next, add the brown onion soup mix and mushrooms, and leave for a further 30 minutes, occasionally stirring.

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Then, add the cream. You may add Worcestershire sauce to your taste. A hearty dash of Worcestershire sauce really enhances meat-based dishes. It is not necessary, but I love the taste and depth it brings.

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Finally, while all of these ingredients simmer for a further 30 minutes, you may start the rice. I prefer to use basmati rice; I find it light and fluffy and easier to cook.

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In a medium pot, bring water, salt and rice to a boil. I like to add a little butter to make it more decadent. Add a pinch of rosemary and sage, as it works lovely with the stroganoff.

Cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid, then turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, until all of the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.

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To serve, add a generous helping of rice and top with the luscious, creamy stroganoff. Mix a bit of chopped parsley for freshness! Perfect, comforting and heart-warming food for a chilly autumn night!

Thank you for reading my post, if you would like to join the contest, here is the original post: https://peakd.com/hive-120586/@zord189/hive-creative-contest-or-rice-to-meet-you-contest-details

##### A big thanks again to @zord189 and @foodiesunite for hosting the contest!

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I need to make this TONIGHT!!!! Looks delicious.

Damn... reading this actually made me feel hungry. I am really salivating as I look at those pictures. I want some 🥺

It was soooo yum! I am a sucker for any sort of comfort food!

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Wow se delicioso tratare de que me salga igual, saludos.

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