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Braised Brisket Of Beef With Cucumber And Tomatoes

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  Sliced beef brisket 1 Pound
  Chopped onions 2
  Tomatoes 8 Ounce
  Gherkins 5
  Cucumber 1 Large
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Fat/Dripping 1 Tablespoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon

Brown the pieces of meat with the sliced onions in a little fat or dripping, then cover the pan, adding a very little water from time to time.
After braising the meat like this for 1 hour, add the tomatoes, skinned and cut up, salt, pepper, a teaspoonful of paprika, and the gherkins, fairly thickly sliced: and simmer for another hour.
Blanch a large, peeled fresh cucumber in boiling water for a few minutes then slice it.
Arrange alternate layers of meat and cucumber on a dish, cover with thick tomato sauce bound with a little melted butter mixed with an equal quantity of flour, and brown in the oven.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 261

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.4 mg29.5%

Sodium 633.2 mg26.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.1%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 24 g47.5%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 32.7%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Brisket Of Beef With Cucumber And Tomatoes Recipe