Beef with Brandy and Mustard

Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I came up with this a few years ago when I was haveing some friends over for dinner, drinks and a cigar. I needed something elagent for the dinner but still able to stand up to the rest of the nights events. this fit the bill well. I served it with boiled new potatos and onions that I brased in brandy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a Dutch oven or deep skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add meat and brown on all sides.
  4. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and drain off all the fat in the pan.
  5. Return the pan to the heat and deglaze immediately with the brandy, stirring to scrape up any browned bits in the bottom.
  6. Cook until the brandy is reduced to a syrupy glaze.
  7. Stir in stock, mustards, honey, shallots, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, juniper berries, and bay leaf and bring to a boil.
  8. Return the meat to the pan, cover tightly and place in the oven.
  9. Bake, turning the meat every 30 min, for 1 1/2 2 hours, or until very tender.
  10. Remove bay leaf and season the sauce with pepper.
  11. Cut the meat into thin slices, arrange on a platter, and spoon the sauce over.

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