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A dish consisting of beef coated in pâté and wrapped in puff pastry.
- ‘I have eaten a lot of beef Wellington in the Army but his was absolutely brilliant.’
- ‘We served these leeks with beef Wellington, but they would be a lovely complement to any roasted meat.’
- ‘Regardless, I was vegetarian until the end of my first year at university, when I suddenly really fancied some beef Wellington.’
- ‘Plates of beef Wellington with a Madeira and truffle sauce went past by the dozen to the fatboys at the other tables and looked marvellous: tight, pink meat, snugly ballotined in golden pastry.’
- ‘Yes, my main course beef Wellington was really quite horrible - soggy pastry, overcooked meat - and the vegetables with them watery and inedible.’
- ‘All this is fueled by tasty meals ranging from tortilla soup at lunch to beef Wellington for dinner.’
- ‘‘You are making beef Wellington,’ she told him with an overly sweet smile.’
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