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Beef Pot Roast Recipe

Ingredients :

75 g

1.5 kg

3 medium


1/2 cup

2 tablespoons




2 tablespoons

Pork fat

Topside beef

Onions, quartered

Tomatoes, quartered

White vinegar

Soy sauce

Bay leaves

Potatoes, cut into chunks

Sweet potatoes, cut into chunks

Chopped coriander leaves to serve

Method :
  • Cut the pork fat into thin strips. Using a sharp knife make deep cuts in the beef.

  • Make these cuts evenly over the beef. Insert a sliver of pork fat into each cut.

  • Place the beef in a large pan which has a tight-fitting lid. Add the onion, tomato, vinegar, soy sauce and bay leaves.

  • Bring the liquid to the boil; reduce the heat to a gentle simmer, cover and cook for 2 hours until the beef is tender.

  • Season well with salt and black pepper.

  • Remove the lid and simmer a further 30 minutes.

  • Add the potato and sweet potato and simmer, uncovered, until tender.

  • Remove the pan from the heat and remove the beef from the pan.

  • Cut the beef into thin slices. Drizzle over the gravy and serve with the potato.

  • Scatter over the coriander to serve.

Note : Pork fat is available from butcher shops. If unavailable, lard can be used as a substitute.


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