BOEUF A LA MODE
Description: (Pot Roast Braised In Red Wine)
Serving Size: 16
8 Pounds Beef Roast
1½ Cups Carrots -- cut in chunks
2 Whole Onions -- cut in chunks
1½ Cups Celery -- sliced coarse
4 Each Garlic Clove
1 Tablespoon Salt
2 Quarts Burgundy
1/2 Cup Brandy
1½ Tablespoons Bouquet-Garni -- see Notes
[1) Combine all ingredients and MARINATE Roast for 1 to 3 days.
[2) Drain and dry the Roast. BROWN in some Oil on all sides.
[3) Place beef in large roasting pan or pot. Add Marinade, reduce by Half.
Add enough BEEF STOCK to cover 2/3...
Then COVER and either simmer on stove top or put in 350°F oven for 3-4 hours.
Remove Meat when done...Skim fat...Reduce liquid and thicken with some roux.
Serving Ideas: Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and haricot verts (fresh green beans).
NOTES: (Bouquet garni - Thyme, Bay leaves, Parsley & Peppercorns.)
Per serving: 588 Calories (kcal); 35g Total Fat; (65% calories from fat); 36g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 131mg Cholesterol; 534mg Sodium