Roast Beef ala Bucharest / Friptura de vitel ca la Bucuresti

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Posted In:  Beef
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Preparation Time:  30 minutes
Cooking Time:  45 minutes
Course: dinner


Other Info

servings: 4-6

Ingredients

roast beef   
cream
fresh bacon   
lemon juice
salt and pepper   
parsley and chives
beef stock


Directions

Buy a large piece of roast beef, trimmed of fat and bone, and have the butcher flatten it.
Season with pepper and salt and interlard with fresh strips of bacon. Let stand for 2 hours. Place the meat on a grate with a pan underneath to catch the drippings and juice.
Add a little beef stock and 3 tablespoonfuls of cream to the pan. Baste frequently with this sauce until the meat is tender. When the meat is done, remove to a board and continue to cook the sauce until it is a nice reddish brown.
Add 3 table-spoonfuls of cream and the juice of one lemon and if needed, a little salt. Continue to cook a little longer. While the sauce is cooking, cut the roast on the board into thin slices and arrange on a large heated plate.
Squeeze the juice of a lemon over die slices, pour on the sauce from the pan and sprinkle with finely chopped parsley and chives.
Garnish with red beets, fried potatoes and mustard.

Reviews

Added By : Dan Petra on 2012-06-09 16:02:42
Excellent recipe!