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Pot Roast A La Gilroy

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Ingredients
  Fresh garlic 8 Clove (40 gm) (Or More)
  Onion 1 Large
  Lean chuck roast 5 Pound
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Preferably Burgundy)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Black coffee 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (As Required)
  Salt To Taste
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper/Part seasoned salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel off garlic and onion and slice them into lengthwise strip.
2. Take a sharp knife and pierce all through the toast.
3. Stuff the slits with 2-3 slivers of garlic and 1-2 slices of onion, each.
4. Now place slits on an enamel pan/stainless plan/glass and add wine over it.
5. Cover and refrigerate the slits for 24-48 hours with occasional turning.
6. Drain the wine and preserve it for further use.

MAKING
7. Pat the toast and make it dry as maximum as possible.
8. Take a large pot and pour oil in it; fry the toast in oil until it is well browned.
9. Drain off excess fat and discard them.
10. Now take the preserved red wine and add coffee, bay leaf and enough water in it so that the mix amounts 2-cup quantity.
11. Put the mix over moderate fame and bring it to boil; allow the mix to boil for 2-3 hours.
12. Add pepper and salt during first half of the cooking.
13. Remove bay leaf and meat from the pot.
14. Make a thin paste with cornstarch and water and add the paste into the boiling liquid.
15. Stir the paste into the liquid until it gets thick and creamy.

SERVING
16. Add meat slices into the gravy or pour the creamy gravy on the meat slices.
17. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
200 Minutes
Ready In: 
215 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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