Boiled Cow Heel

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • 6

    helpings

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About

Ingredients

  • 2 cow heels
  • stock or water
  • 1 oz. butter or fat
  • 1 oz. flour
  • 1 dessertsp. finely-chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper

Method

Wash and blanch the heels. Put in a saucepan and cover with cold water or stock and simmer very gently for about 3 hr. Melt the fat in a saucepan, add the flour and cook without colouring. Add 1 pt. of the stock in which the cow heels were cooked, stir well until boiling, simmer for 5 min., add parsley and seasoning to taste. Remove the bones from the meat and arrange the pieces of meat on a hot dish. Pour the sauce over and serve hot.