Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 25 mins

From The Talisman Italian Cookbook: Italy's bestselling cookbook adapted for American kitchens. I fleshed out the directions a bit, as they assumed a seasoned cook was doing the cooking. This one sounds like the house would smell wonderful while it is cooking. Will let you know soon!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put beef in large saucepan with oil, butter, chopped bacon, salt, pepper, nutmeg and brown slowly, but thoroughly.
  2. When meat is well browned, add the chopped anchovies, parsley and the stock or water.
  3. Reduce heat, cover the pan and cook slowly about 1 1/4 hours, or until the meat is tender.
  4. Add water to pan drippings, if necessary, to make gravy.
  5. Slice beef and serve covered with gravy.
Most Helpful

This is absolutely fabulous, outstanding. Great flavours, great gravy! I'll be sure to make this a lot! Very easy and quick to put together!

djmastermum April 14, 2011