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BRAISED CHUCK STEAK WITH VEGETABLES

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Appetizing and flavorful, braised chuck steak with vegetables is popular main dish from European cuisine. This dish goes well with steamed rice, mashed potatoes and even noodles.
Ingredients
  Chuck steak 4 Pound
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Liquid gravy seasoning 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Carrots 4
  Rutabaga 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Wipe steak with damp paper towels.
2. Roll it in 2 tablespoons of flour so that it coats evenly on both sides.
3. Slowly heat large, heavy skillet or Dutch oven.
4. Add shortening and heat it.
5. Add steak and brown it well on both sides taking 15 to 20 minutes in all. Turn sides with tongs.
6. Add salt, pepper, ginger, onion, celery, and 1 cup water. Bring it to a boil.
7. Reduce flame. Cover and let it simmer for 1 ½ hours or until meat is fork-tender.
8. Add gravy seasoning, carrots, and rutabaga. Bring it to a boil.
9. Reduce flame. Cover and let it simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
10. Arrange steak and vegetables in a heated platter. Keep it warm.
11. In a bowl, pour pan liquid. Skim off fat from surface and measure liquid.
12. For each cup liquid, combine 2 tablespoons flour and 1/4 cup water. Stir to make a smooth paste and then stir it into liquid to combine well.
13. Return to skillet. Bring it to a boil.
14. Reduce flame. Simmer for 2 minutes.
15. Pour it over the steak.

SERVING
16. Serve Braised Chuck Steak With Vegetables with noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Steak
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
160 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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