Carne Assada a Portuguesa (Portuguese Pot Roast)

Recipe by MomLuvs6
READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Marinade:.
  • Place roast in a glass oblong pan, add red wine, 2 sliced onions, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Put in refrigerator and marinate for 24 hrs and turn a few times.
  • Heat oil in a dutch oven or heavy kettle with lid, add the remaining 1 sliced onion, brown, remove and save for later.
  • Remove roast from marinade, drain and dry. Save marinade for later.
  • Brown roast in hot oil on all sides, add browned onions and marinade.
  • Add water. Water should cover 2/3's of the roast.
  • Cover tightly and simmer for 4 to 4 1/2 hours, turning occasionally.
  • The last half hour, add sliced tomatoes and cook uncovered for the last 30 minutes.
  • You can strain and thicken the sauce, if desired.