Potted Beef

Preparation info

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 2 lb. lean beef
  • a pinch of powdered cloves
  • a pinch


Wipe, trim and cut the meat into small pieces. Put into a stone jar or casserole with 1 tablesp. water, the cloves, mace, allspice, salt and pepper. Cover with several thicknesses of greased paper and a lid and place in a pan of boiling water, or in the oven in a tin of boiling water. Cook gently fo