Potted Beef Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
<br>- 1/4 pound butter
<br>- salt to taste
<br>- ground black pepper to taste
<br>- paprika to taste
<br>- ground nutmeg to taste
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a heavy medium saucepan, simmer the beef in 1/4 inch of water. Stew until very tender, about 2 to 3 hours, replacing water as necessary. Drain, reserving the liquid.
<br>step 2: Pass the cooked stew meat through a meat grinder twice, until it is the consistency of a thick, stringy paste.
<br>step 3: In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Filter the melted butter through clean muslin (cheese cloth), to remove the milk solids.
<br>step 4: In a medium bowl, mix the cooked meat with 3/4 of the strained, melted butter. Season with salt, pepper, paprika and nutmeg to taste. Stir in desired amount of reserved cooking liquid to moisten.
<br>step 5: Transfer the mixture to sterile containers and top with remaining butter. Seal and chill in the refrigerator until serving.
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Ingredients
- 1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
- 1/4 pound butter
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- paprika to taste
- ground nutmeg to taste

Directions
step 1: In a heavy medium saucepan, simmer the beef in 1/4 inch of water. Stew until very tender, about 2 to 3 hours, replacing water as necessary. Drain, reserving the liquid.
step 2: Pass the cooked stew meat through a meat grinder twice, until it is the consistency of a thick, stringy paste.
step 3: In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Filter the melted butter through clean muslin (cheese cloth), to remove the milk solids.
step 4: In a medium bowl, mix the cooked meat with 3/4 of the strained, melted butter. Season with salt, pepper, paprika and nutmeg to taste. Stir in desired amount of reserved cooking liquid to moisten.
step 5: Transfer the mixture to sterile containers and top with remaining butter. Seal and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

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