My favourite pot roast beef

    My favourite pot roast beef


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    About this recipe: This is my mother's original recipe which uses beef brisket. It comfortably serves 8 people. Simple ingredients but it is unbelievably delicious.

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 (1.8kg) beef brisket
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 3 large potatoes, quartered
    • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced into 5cm chunks
    • 1 onion, thickly sliced
    • 80ml vinegar
    • 80ml water

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:4hr10min  ›  Ready in:4hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    2. Heat vegetable oil in a large casserole pot over medium heat. Add beef brisket joint and cook until browned on all sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
    3. Mix brown sugar, salt, mustard and black pepper together in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over the roast. Arrange potatoes, carrots and onion in the casserole pot around the roast. Pour vinegar and water over the vegetables.
    4. Place a lid on the pot and cook in preheated oven for about 4 hours, or until the beef is tender.

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    Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this recipe! xx - 06 Apr 2016

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