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“Pašticada” with gnocchi

  • 12/04/2006
  • Difficult
  • 8 – 10
  • 140 min

Quite a representative Dalmatian specialty in its simplified version comes to many tables, and according to this recipe you can prepare it for a particularly selected occasion and particular company.

Ingredients 8 – 10 

  • 2 kg leg of beef or baby beef
  • 20 g bacon
  • 200 g onion
  • 150 g parsley root
  • 150 g carrot
  • 50 g celery root
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 20 g Double tomato concentrate
  • 200 ml oil
  • 2 tablespoons Vegeta
  • 6 prunes
  • 6 dry figs
  • 1 apple
  • 300 ml red wine
  • 2 spoons Estragon mustard
  • bay leaf
  • rosemary leaves
  • thyme
  • salt
  • pepper
  • For gnocchi:
  • 500 g white potato
  • 150-200 g flour
  • 1 egg
  • 60 g butter

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Wash and wipe the meat and prick it with bacon strips. Add enough salt, coat with mustard and oil and leave to stand at least for 2 hours or over night.
  2. 2.
    Sear the meat from all sides in hot oil. Take it out of the pan and use the same oil to sauté the chopped onions, garlic and vegetables. Return the meat into the pan, add Vegeta and sauté with the lid on for about 2 hours, occasionally adding small amounts of water and wine mixture.
  3. 3.
    When the meat is half soft, add tomato concentrate, then washed prunes and figs and an apple cut into fourths.
  4. 4.
    Near the end of cooking, stir in the bay leaf, rosemary, thyme, add pepper and some salt.
  5. 5.
    Take the meat out, carve it into slices and put on a heated plate, press the vegetables with sauce, cook and pour over the meat.
  6. 6.
    For gnocchi, peal the potatoes and press while they are still hot. Add flour, butter, egg and salt. Knead the dough, divide to two or three parts, shape into a roll and cut pieces of the same size.
  7. 7.
    Cook the gnocchi in a salted boiling water for 10 minutes and drain.

Serving

As a side dish to pašticada use cooked gnocchi.

Advice

Into drained sauce you can add resins soaked in prosecco, if you like.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 774 / 3.235 - -
Fat g 37,10 - -
Carbohydrates g 40,80 - -
Dietary fibre g 4,31 - -
Protein g 63,57 - -
Salt g 2,61 0 0
Vitamin A μg 4.858,94 121 97
Vitamin D μg 26,84 13 13
Vitamin C mg 23,70 32 26
Niacin mg 21,51 154 108
Potassium mg 1.360,21 37 37
Phosphorous mg 556,02 70 70
Magnesium mg 96,50 32 24

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)