Miniature Round Of Beef
|Beef rib||1 Large|
|Coarse salt||2 Pound|
|Salt petre||1⁄2 Ounce|
|Brown sugar||6 Ounce|
|Mixed herbs||1 Bunch (100 gm)|
|Vegetable trimmings||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Diced carrots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Diced turnip||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Boil the water, salt, saltpetre and sugar together for 1/2 hr., skimming when necessary, then allow to become cold.
Bone the meat, rub well with salt, roll up lightly and tie securely with string.
Place in the cold brine and leave for 6 days, turning each day.
Then drain well and wash in cold water.
Place in a pan, cover with cold water, add the herbs and peppercorns and bring slowly to the boil.
Boil for 5 min.
Skim, add the onions and vegetable trimmings and simmer for the required time, allowing 25 min per lb. and 25 min over.
When ready, place on a hot dish, remove the string and skewer if necessary.
Serve, garnished with diced vegetables.
Calories 498 Calories from Fat 355
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39 g60.5%
Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 82.3 mg27.4%
Sodium 478 mg19.9%
Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%
Sugars 15.8 g
Protein 17 g33.1%
Vitamin A 24.8% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2.5% Iron 10.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet