Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Braised beef

1 serving—500 calories

4 pounds eye of the round of beef
1          tablespoon lard
2          slices bacon
1 medium onion
1 stalk celery
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1          small carrot, chopped
2          tablespoons dried mushrooms

1          cup dry red wine
2          cups beef bouillon
Salt and pepper to taste
Soak mushrooms in cold water for 30 minutes. Chop bacon and vegetables fine.

Place in large pot with meat, lard and wine and cook until wine has evaporated and meat and vegetables are well browned. Add bouillon, cover tightly, simmer 2 hours or until meat is  tender.  Season.  Serves 8

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