Yankee Beef Platter

Yankee Beef Platter Recipe

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

How to Make Yankee Beef Platter


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

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About Yankee Beef Platter

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy