One Bite Wonders: Beef with Horseradish

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

Here is an easy-peasy bite that you can serve your guests while they are waiting for the main event to occur. Just don't let them eat too many.

I made my own Batard and then sliced it into rounds; however, to make this even easier, you could purchase one from you local grocer. The ingredients are simple, but they compliment each other to create layers of wonderful flavor.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Serves:
3
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • HORSERADISH SAUCE

  • 1/4 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon zest, minced
  • 1 tsp
    capers, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    horseradish
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • ·
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • THE BEEF BITES

  • 1 small
    batard, sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet butter, unsalted and melted, for brushing the batard rounds
  • 3 slice
    roast beef, thinly sliced, on the rare side
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3 small
    cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced

How to Make One Bite Wonders: Beef with Horseradish

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. HORSERADISH SAUCE
  3. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Whisk all the ingredients together in a non-reactive bowl
  5. Season with some salt and pepper (to taste), cover and reserve.
  6. THE BEEF BITES
  7. Gather your ingredients (mise en place)
  8. Chef’s Tip: If you having trouble cutting the batard without crushing it, place it in the freezer for about 20 minutes. This will firm it up, and make slicing easier.
  9. Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 350f (175c).
  10. Brush both sides of the batard rounds with melted butter.
  11. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  12. Add to the oven and bake for 8 - 12 minutes, turning them over halfway through.
  13. Chef’s Note: They should be toasted to a golden color, but not overly browned.
  14. Remove from oven and allow them to cool.
  15. Take a slice of the beef, and lay on a flat, dry surface, and thinly coat the beef with half of the softened cream cheese.
  16. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  17. Cover with another piece of beef and press together.
  18. Coat the next beef slice with the remainder of the cream cheese, then salt and pepper.
  19. Add another slice of beef on top, and press down.
  20. Roll the beef into a tube.
  21. Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  22. Remove from the refrigerator and slice into thin rounds.
  23. PLATE/PRESENT
  24. Add a dollop of horseradish sauce to the round.
  25. Add a thin slice or two of cherry tomato.
  26. Add the beef roll on top, and serve to your hungry guests. Enjoy.
  27. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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