Beef Baked In a Barrel

Beef Baked In A Barrel Recipe

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2 lb
ground chuck
2 large
onions, chopped
garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp
cooking fat
1 tsp
1 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
seasoned salt
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
coffee brandy
1 c
fresh pineapple, diced
1 c
mandarin oranges
1/4 c
mandarin liqueur
fresh mushrooms
3 Tbsp
pimiento strips
3 c
cooked rice

How to Make Beef Baked In a Barrel


  • 1Cut tops from pineapples.
  • 2With a sharp knife, hollow out fruit, leaving about 3/4 inch pineapple on sides and bottom. (Be careful not to cut through outside shells.)
  • 3Dice 1 cup pineapple. (Use remainder for salad or dessert.)
  • 4Cook onions and garlic in cooking fat in large frying-pan 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 5Add ground beef, salt, ginger, seasoned salt and pepper.
  • 6Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until ground beef begins to brown.
  • 7Warm brandy in small pan over low heat, ignite and pour over beef mixture, lifting pan from heat and shaking until flame dies.
  • 8Continue cooking for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • 9Remove from heat; add 1 cup diced pineapple, orange segments and mandarin liqueur, stirring
    carefully to mix.
  • 10Fill pineapple shells (barrels) with beef and fruit mixture.
  • 11Place filled fruit upright in foil lined pan.
  • 12Bake in a 350 oven for 35 minutes.
  • 13Meanwhile remove stems from mushrooms, slightly hollowing out caps.
  • 14Cook caps in butter in small frying-pan about 3 minutes.
  • 15Curl up each pimiento strip and place in mushroom cap.
  • 16To serve, set both "barrels" on warm platter, spoon beef mixture over rice on individual dinner plates and garnish each serving with 3 stuffed mushroom caps.

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About Beef Baked In a Barrel

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy