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Miniature Round Of Beef

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Ingredients
  Beef rib 1 Large
  Water 1 Gallon
  Coarse salt 2 Pound
  Salt petre 1⁄2 Ounce
  Brown sugar 6 Ounce
  Peppercorns 12
  Mixed herbs 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Onions 3
  Vegetable trimmings 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced carrots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced turnip 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Beef
Servings: 
12

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