Italian Braised Beef Roast Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Shoulder Roast Boneless (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 small onions, halved, sliced
  • 4 medium shallots, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325F. Lightly coat beef pot roast with flour. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Brown pot roast; remove.
  2. Add 1-1/2 cups water and vinegar to Dutch oven; cook and stir until brown bits attached to pan are dissolved. Return pot roast. Add onions, shallots, dates, salt and pepper; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover tightly and cook in 325F oven 2-1/4 to 3-1/4 hours or until pot roast is fork-tender.
  4. Remove pot roast; keep warm.
  5. Cook liquid and vegetables over medium-high heat to desired consistency.
  6. Carve pot roast. Serve with sauce.

Notes:

Cooking food for a long period of time in an amount of liquid, covered, is known as braising. Braising usually involves a large piece of meat that is browned in some oil or fat before being combined with liquid and cooked either on the stovetop or in the oven.


Recipe Yield: Makes 8 servings

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 283
Fat: 12 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 214 milligrams
Cholesterol: 104 milligrams
Protein: 34 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams



Recipe and photo appears courtesy of Cattlemen's Beef Promotion Board.

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