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Traditional Farmhouse Recipe - Jugged Steak

A traditional farmhouse recipe


A thick piece of steak
2 onions
1 teaspoonful of mushroom ketchup
Pepper and salt


  1. Cut the steak into 1" square pieces and put into a stone jar.
  2. Stick the cloves into the onions.
  3. Add the onions and cloves into the jar.
  4. Add the celery, mushroom ketchup, pepper and salt.
  5. Don't add any water or oil.
  6. Close the jar tightly and place in a pan of boiling water.
  7. Let it simmer until the meat is tender.
  8. Serve with potatoes and seasonal vegetables.


To simmer: To keep a liquid just below boiling point, usually in a pan on the hob, e.g. simmer the sauce until it starts to thicken.

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