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Boeuf Bouilli

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Boeuf bouilli is a french beef recipe cooked along with vegetables. The beef is cooked in thw water flavored with cloves, onions, parsley and celery among other vegetables. A simple and filling meal for homely dinners.
  Lean beef 5 Pound
  White turnip 1 , quartered
  Parsnip 1 , cut in to chunks
  Onion 1 Large, stuck with 6 cloves
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 5
  Carrots 3 , cut in to chunks
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Celery stalks with leaves 4

Place the meat in a heavy kettle, then add all the ingredients except the salt.
Cover with water, bring to a boil, and boil for 5 minutes.
Skim off froth, then add salt.
Cover, lower the heat, and simmer 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until meat is very tender when pierced with a fork.
Potatoes and cabbage are especially compatible with boiled beef and may be cooked separately or added to the meat for the last hour.
When meat is tender, lift from the broth, place on warm platter, and surround with cooked vegetables.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3721 Calories from Fat 1300

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 144 g221.9%

Saturated Fat 59.6 g298%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 952.5 mg317.5%

Sodium 7473.4 mg311.4%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.4%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.3%

Sugars 34.4 g

Protein 502 g1003.3%

Vitamin A 651.2% Vitamin C 169%

Calcium 92.8% Iron 223.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boeuf Bouilli Recipe