"I took the idea of wrapping beef in pastry from the traditional beef Wellington to make a simpler dish with the kick of fennel and chile. I serve these with tomato sauce." — iq5203
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crushed red pepper flakes
dry bread crumbs
1 (8 ounce) package
refrigerated crescent rolls
My wife and I really enjoyed this. I had to tinker with the recipe a bit based on what was on hand, but it worked out great. I used fennel seeds, but didn't have any fennel, so I substituted with celery. Turned out fine, but I'm interested to try it with the fennel now.
Meat has an odd flavor - different but good
This was a huge hit! My husband's family had their own version of Iron Chef and fennel was one of the ingredients we had to use. I made this recipe and it was voted #1... Will definitely make it again. Thank you.
Delicious. I used puff pastry since that was what I had. I skipped the fresh fennel since I didn't have any, but look forward to trying that next time. 30 minutes was plenty of time. Overcooking it will make it hard, so be careful.
Delicious. The fennel gave the dish a wonderfully subtle flavor. I brushed the loafs with egg yolk and actually baked this in a convection toaster oven on a broiler rack and pan. I needed a little longer cooking time than the recipe called for, but an instant read thermometer helped determine when it was done. The loaves had beautiful golden brown crusts and the slices made a nice presentation on the plate. We enjoyed them the second day by reheating a loaf in the toaster oven. This is a keeper.
This recipe was excellent! My hubby is skeptical to new recipes, and he loved it! I didn't have fennel, so I cut it out. I also left out the bread crumbs. I just added a little more fennel seeds to the recipe to make up for the lack of fennel (just a dash), and it truly came out absolutely delicious! I will definitely make it again and add it to my personal recipe collection!
I made this last night for my boyfriend, so simple and attractive. He said it was one of his favorite dishes he's ever had and he's picky. Will definitely be making again and again!
This rocks! didn't have any fennel so used anise seed instead and still rocked. will be making again everyday for the next month!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ground Beef 'Wellington' with Fennel
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 312
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