Total Time
24hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 24 hrs

Found this in a Heloise column. It was requested as a reprint from a recipe originally printed over 40 years ago. This roast beef is marinated and cooked in coffee! I love unusual sounding recipes. Might want to consider decaf!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. With a sharp knife, cut slits all the way through the roast and insert slivers of onions and garlic.
  2. Put the meat into a bowl and slowly pour the vinegar over it so that it runs down the sides into the slits.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24-48 hours.
  4. When ready to cook, pour the vinegar off.
  5. Place the meat in a heavy dutch oven and brown in oil until very dark on all sides.
  6. Pour the 2 cups of brewed coffee over the meat and then add 2 cups of water.
  7. Cover and cook slowly for approximately 6 hours on top of the stove.
  8. You may need to add more water at some point, so check it once in a while and add only a small amount of water at a time.
  9. Season well, but do not add the salt and pepper until about 20 minutes before serving.

Reviews

(3)
Most Helpful

Extremely tasty! Love the taste with all that garlic and onion. As I was only making this for 2, I used a small arm roast. The liquid made a wonderful gravy. Thnx for sharing your recipe, Oolala. Made for Comfort Cafe Snow Queen Chalet Jan 2010.

Darkhunter January 19, 2010

I make this all the time--how funny! It's really yummy! Anyway, I didn't get my recipe from the column--I have the original book! Got it from my grandma. What a co-eek-ee-dink!

JenSmith June 11, 2005

thank you for posting this recipe. i have made it for a million years and never thought of posting it. it is time consuming and even though the ingredients are weird, the end results are terrific. i usually set off the smoke alarms in the house when i make it.

mandabears June 11, 2005

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