Casa Fin | Ricette - Kalops (Swedish Beef Stew)
||Kalops (Swedish Beef Stew)|
|The Story Behind The Recipe||Every year since
1993, the Hudi Cup has been held for enthusiasts in the family (and
beyond) of the Swedish Table Ice Hockey tradition, hosted by the
Ardensooon family. KALOPS is a dish that has been served at every Hudi
Cup and has been prepared by various members of the family over the
years and eaten by Fins, including Giuseppe when he has been able to
make an appearance. Submitted by Mr Ardensoooooooon
Recipe's Country of Origin
|Meal Type||Main Course
|Preparation Time||30 minutes
|Cooking Time||2 hours
|Number of Servings||4-6
||1 kg stewing beef
(plus extra bones, if available) rump, brisket, chuck or shin.
¼ teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons butter
Red wine – a few tablespoons
2 medium onions, thinly sliced
2 -3 bay leaves, split
10 – 15 whole allspice
4-5 dl (1 3/4 to 2 cups ) beef stock or water (not too salty)
3-4 small carrots, sliced in rounds
Optional – ½ cup sour cream
|Cooking Instructions||1. Cut the meat in
large cubes (1 ½ “ cubes). Dust in flour, pepper and salt (use plastic
bag and shake)
2. Heat the butter in a heavy saucepan.
When the foam subsides, add the meat and brown it well on all sides.
3. Pour in a few tablespoons of red wine to scrape up the pan.
4. Add the onions, bay leaf, allspice, and stock.
5. Cover and simmer till tender, 1 ½ to 2 hours.
Add carrots last 20 minutes.
Can be cooked in a slow cooker
Add sour cream when re-heating or when ready to serve (optional)
(Serve with boiled potatoes, pickled beets and tossed salad.)
|Serving Suggestions||Buon appetito!