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Corned beef with white sauce and mashed potatoes

9
9
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
2 hr
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
A classic British dish characterised by the melt-in-your-mouth silverside and the scrumptious creamy white sauce, with a side of fresh veg.

Ingredients

cloves

8 individual

vinegar

cup(s), (malt), (80ml)

trimmed beef silverside roast

600 g, (buy 1.2kg piece), fat trimmed

brown onion

2 medium, coarsley chopped

potato

600 g, chopped

skim milk

2½ cup(s), (625ml)

bay leaf

2 whole

reduced fat oil spread

30 g

plain flour

1½ tbs

Instructions

  1. Place 3 litres (12 cups) water, cloves, vinegar, silverside and half the onion in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, for 1 hour. Set aside to cool in pan for 30 minutes. Drain and thinly slice, discarding any fat.
  2. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave potatoes until tender. Drain. Mash in a bowl with ½ cup (125ml) milk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Cover to keep warm.
  3. Place bay leaves and remaining onion and milk in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil. Strain milk mixture into a large jug. Discard solids.
  4. Heat spread in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Gradually add milk mixture, stirring constantly, until smooth and combined. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1–2 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened.
  5. Serve silverside with mashed potatoes and white sauce.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby carrots and green beans. TIP: If you get lumps in your white sauce, strain it through a fine sieve before returning it to the pan to reheat.

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