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Braised Brisket

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  Beef brisket joint 3 Pound, boned and rolled (Boned Weight About 2 1/2 Pound)
  Oil 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Onions 2 Large, skinned and quartered
  Carrots 2 Large, pared and sliced
  Celery stick 2 , washed and chopped
  Tomatoes 4 , skinned and quartered
  Stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Flour 30 Milliliter (2 Level Tablespoon)
For the marinade
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Vinegar 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Oil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and crushed
  Dried mixed herbs 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Bay leaf 1 (For The Marinade)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Stand the wiped joint in a deep dish.
Mix together the marinade ingredients and pourthem over the meat.
Leave to steep for up to 24 hours, basting frequently.
Drain the marinade off the meat and keep it to use later.
Wipe the joint and fry it until well browned in the hot oil in the uncovered pressure cooker.
Remove the meat and fry the onions, carrots and celery until brown.
Drain off any excess fat, then add the tomatoes.
Pour in the marinade, made up to 400 ml (3/4 pint) with stock.
Stand the meat on the vegetables and put on the lid.
Bring to high (15 Ib) pressure, then cook for about 40 minutes.
Reduce pressure quickly.
Put the meat and vegetables on a serving dish.
Return the cooking liquid to the heat.
Blend the flour to a smooth cream with a little cold water, stir in a little of the hot liquid, then add mixture to the cooker; bring to the boil, stirring until the gravy thickens.
Serve gravy separately.
Horseradish cream may also be served.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4519 Calories from Fat 2781

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 309 g475.9%

Saturated Fat 109.4 g546.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 927.7 mg309.2%

Sodium 1971.5 mg82.1%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.4 g93.5%

Sugars 48.2 g

Protein 273 g546.3%

Vitamin A 572% Vitamin C 203.2%

Calcium 38.5% Iron 157.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Brisket Recipe