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Sunday, 6 April 2014

Pineapple and Beef Tropicana

Another recipe from one of my favourite blogs, Unusual Coleslaw,

http://unusualcoleslaw.blogspot.com.au/

Beef Tropicana
Source: contributed by G. Burgess in Gulnare Gourmets (Adelaide: Gulnare Primary School Welfare Club, 1984 [2nd edition]), p.39.

1 Kg. minced steak
1 egg                                                                              
1 packet pea and ham soup
1 large tin pineapple pieces.

Method: Mix together mince, soup, egg and fry lightly. Place in casserole and cover with pineapple pieces. With juice of pineapple make up to 4 cups with water and add 2 tablespoons soya sauce. Boil and thicken with cornflour, pour over rissoles and cover with lid. Cook for 45 minutes in moderate oven.



Good cold weather tucker!

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for the link - and for being so brave and trying it! It looks so much better than I imagined - what did you think of the taste? I often think these retro recipes lack seasoning, though I suspect the soup in this case might increase the saltiness at least.

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    1. Frankly, even with the soup it was a bit hard going - maybe that's it - we've become used to more flavoursome meals with the popularity of food from other cultures (Northern African being just one of mine . . .) Anne,

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  2. (And I forgot to mention: did you see this?! http://www.news.com.au/national/nsw-act/liver-sausage-pineapple-the-worst-recipe-ever/story-fnii5s3x-1226876137022)

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