Pico Island Pot Roast with Allspice

Pico Island Pot Roast With Allspice

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Carne Assada a Moda do Pico. A recipe from the Azores, off the coast of Portugal.


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15 Min
4 Hr


  • 4 lb
    boneless chuck roast
  • 1 large
    onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 clove
    garlic, mashed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    coarse salt
  • 4
    whole allspice berries
  • 1 small
    chili pepper
  • 1
    2-inch piece cinnamon stick
  • ·
    white wine, as needed

How to Make Pico Island Pot Roast with Allspice


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Place the roast in a large Dutch oven.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except white wine, to the pot. Turn roast to coat. Pour in enough wine to come three-fourths of the way up the sides of the roast. Cover pan tightly.
  3. Place the pan in the oven for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 200F. and continue to roast for 3 hours.
  4. Serve, with juices, with buttered rice or potatoes.

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About Pico Island Pot Roast with Allspice

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Portugese

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