Beef Wellington Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings3
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Beef fillet2 1⁄2 Pound (1.25 kg, thick end)
 Brandy3 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), cut in half
 Butter2 Ounce (50 g/ 1/4 cup)
 Onions8 Ounce, finely chopped (225 g /2 cups)
 Mushrooms8 Ounce, finely chopped (225 g /2 cups)
 Chopped parsley1 Teaspoon
 Ham3 , sliced, cooked and cut in half
 Frozen puff pastry13 Ounce, thawed (1 packet, 368-g)
 Beaten egg1 , thawed (to glaze)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2040 Calories from Fat 1242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 138 g212.6%

Saturated Fat 51.4 g257.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 460.7 mg

Sodium 612.5 mg25.5%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.9%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 121 g241.1%

Vitamin A 13.9% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 58%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by preheating the oven to 450°F
2. Start trimming the fillet, then take the fillet and marinate in brandy for a few hours and also rub with garlic and season with pepper

MAKING
3. In a saucepan, melt the butter and cook the fillet, pour over the brandy marinade, cool it, meanwhile add the onions and mushrooms to the pan and fry till tender
add parsley and cool it
4. Take the fillet, cut into 6 portions and cut two-thirds through, then take the ham slices and fold in half and sandwich, roll the pastry double the size of the fillet, in rectangle shape and
spread the mushroom mixture over
5. Place the fillet on top, cut side down, to make a pastry roll over the fillet sealing with water
6. In a greaseproof covered baking sheet, place the mixture and brush with egg
7. Finally bake in a hot oven at 450°F for 30-40 minutes, later garnish with watercress

SERVING
8. Serve with Bearnaise sauce
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