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Monkey Brains – (Abehjerne)

Abehjerne

Don’t be afraid of the strange name, this traditional Danish meal is a popular Danish recipe for several reasons. Firstly, it’s a really tasty dish that most kids enjoy, perhaps in part because of the funny name. It’s quick, easy, and cheap to prepare. Finally, this is a heavy, hearty dish so in the olden days hard working Danish farmers would get plenty of energy after a hard days work.

Serves 4

  • ½ pounds ground beef 16% fat
  • ⅓ pound bacon cut into squares
  • ⅓ pounds cocktail sausages
  • 2 large sliced onions
  • 1 can skinned tomatoes
  • 8 ounces of cream 35%
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Fry bacon until browned, and place on a plate when done
  • Brown the sliced onions in the bacon fat.
  • Add ground beef.
  • Add bacon, and skinned tomatoes
  • Add cream
  • Add salt and pepper
  • Optional - Add ½ pound coctail sausages
  • Cover and simmer for 20 min

LastUpdate: 2015-04-21 10:11:45