venezuelan pot roast

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lynn Clay
from Portland, OR

This recipe came from the latin kitchen. Unlike the well-known barbecued asado of neighboring Argentina, the Venezuelan version is prepared by slow cooking over a stovetop, with many seasonings and condiments. Serve with boiled potatoes or rice.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Saute

Ingredients For venezuelan pot roast

  • 2 lb
    bottom round beef roast
  • 4 clove
    garlic (coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1
    lime or lemon, juiced
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    carrots (cut into 4 or 5 pieces each)
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 c
    beer
  • 1
    green bell pepper (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/3 c
    raisins
  • 1/4 c
    pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers

How To Make venezuelan pot roast

  • 1
    Trim excess fat from roast and rinse under cool running water. Drain well and pat dry. Pierce roast several times on all Side dish with a sharp knife. Combine garlic, salt, black pepper, thyme, and lime or lemon juice, and rub this mixture over the roast. Place the roast into a large nonmetal bowl, refrigerate, and marinate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • 2
    In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add roast (reserve marinade) and sear on all Side dish, about 15 minutes. Reduce heat to low and add carrots, onion, bay leaves, beer, and any remaining marinade. Cover and cook for 2 hours.
  • 3
    Stir in bell pepper, raisins, olives, and capers. Increase the heat to medium-high and cook uncovered for another 30 minutes, while spooning the broth over the meat to baste it.

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