Yankee Beef Platter Recipe

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Yankee Beef Platter

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Ingredients

4 lb
beef chuck roast, trimmed
1 Tbsp
onion, dehydrated and minced
2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper, ground
5/8 tsp
cloves
1
bay leaf
1 c
red wine
1 c
celery, thinly sliced
1 c
onion soup, condensed
2 Tbsp
flour
1
leek, braised

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim excess fat from beef; pierce meat all over with a fork; place in a large glass bowl.
2
Sprinkle with onion, salt, pepper and cloves.
3
Add bay leaf and wine to bowl.
4
Refrigerate, turning meat several times, overnight to marinate.
5
When ready to cook meat, remove from marinade; pat dry with paper towels.
6
Brown in a large skillet.
7
Place beef in slow cooker, stir in marinade, plus celery, garlic and onion soup, cover.
8
Cook on low for 10 hours or on high for 6 hours, or until beef is tender when pierced with a fork.
9
Remove beef to a heated platter and keep warm.
10
Turn heat control to High.
11
Combine flour and 1/4 cup cold water in a cup, stir into liquid in slow cooker until well-blended; cover; simmer 15 minutes.
12
Carve part of the roast into 1/4 inch thick slices.
13
Arrange slices with rest of roast and braised leeks on a large serving platter.
14
Add parsley potatoes and steamed whole carrots, if you wish.
15
Serve gravy separately to spoon over all.
16
BRAISED LEEKS: Trim roots and about half of the green tops from 1 bunch of leeks.
17
Split each leek lengthwise; wash well.
18
Arrange pieces, cut side down in a large skillet.
19
Add just enough water to cover.
20
Bring to boil, cover.
21
Simmer 5 minutes, drain, return to pan.
22
Add 3 tablespoons butter and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and celery salt.
23
Cook slowly 5 minutes longer or until leeks are tender.
24
Green onions can be substituted for the leeks, use 2 bunches sliced in 3 inch pieces and cook a total of 6 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy