beef pie w/biscuit toppin

Categories
Yield
100 Servings
MeasureIngredient
2 gallons WATER
2½ gallon STOCK
5 pounds CARROTS FRESH
6 9/16 pounds PEAS #10
5 pounds POTATOES FRENCH FZ
5 pounds ONIONS DRY
8 pounds BISCUIT MIX #10
1½ pounds FLOUR GEN PURPOSE 10LB
1 pounds SHORTENING; 3LB
1 teaspoon PEPPER BLACK 1 LB CN
2¼ teaspoon SALT TABLE 5LB

29 lb -

PAN: 12 BY 20 BY 4-INCH STEAM TABLE PAN TEMPERRATURE: 450 F. OVEN :

1. SIMMER CARROTS 10 TO 15 MINUTES. ADD ONIONS AND POTATOES. COOK 20 MINUTES OR UNTIL JUST TENDER.

2. DRAIN VEGETABLES. RESERVE LIQUID FOR USE IN STEP 5; VEGETABLES FOR USE IN STEP 6.

3. DRAIN BEEF CHUNKS; RESERVE JUICES FOR USE IN STEP 5.

4. COMBINE MELTED SHORTENING OR SALAD OIL AND FLOUR; BROWN LIGHTLY AT LOW HEAT.

5. ADD BEEF JUICES, VEGETABLE LIQUID OR WATER GRADUALLY. COOK 15 MINUTES OR UNTIL THICKENED. STIR CONSTANTLY. ADD SALT AND PEPPER.

6. ADD BEEF; CONTINUE COOKING UNTIL SIMMERING. ADD VEGETABLES; SIMMERING.

ADD VEGETABLES; SIMMER UNTIL TEMPERATURE REACHES 180 F.

7. POUR EQUAL AMOUNT MEAT MIXTURE INTO EACH PAN.

8. ADD EQUAL AMOUNT PEAS TO EACH PAN. STIR LIGHTLY.

9. PREPARE BISCUIT MIX ACCORDING TO INSTRUCTION ON CONTAINER. PLACE EQUAL AMOUNT BISCUITS ON TOP OF MIXTURE IN EACH PAN.

10. BAKE 15 MINUTES OR UNTIL BISCUITS ARE BROWNED.

**ALL NOTES ARE PER 100 PORTIONS.

NOTE: 1. IN STEP 1: 6 LB 2 OZ FRESH CARROTS A.P. WILL YIELD 5 LB SLICED 5 LB 9 OZ DRY ONIONS A.P. WILL YIELD 5 LB QUARTERED ONIONS.

6 LB 2 OZ FRESH WIHITE POTATOES A.P. WILL YIELD 5 LB POTATO PIECES.

NOTE: 2. IN STEP 1, 10 OZ (3⅓ CUPS) DEHYDRATED ONIONS MAY BE USED.

SEE RECIPE NO. A01100.

NOTE: 3. IN STEP 6, STEW MUST REACH 180 F. OR RAW DOUGH ON BOTTOM OF BISCUITS WILL RESULT.

NOTE: 4. OTHER SIZES AND TYPES OF PANS MAY BE USED. SEE RECIPE NO.

A02500.

NOTE: 5. IN STEP 10, IF CONVECTION OVEN IS USED, BAKE AT 400 F. 10 T0 15 MINUTES OR UNTIL BISCUITS ARE BROWNED ON LOW FAN, OPEN VENT.

Recipe Number: L04700

SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP STEW

From the <Army Master Recipe Index File> (actually used today!).

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