Lovecka’ “roast in red wine
Typical recipe from the Czech Republic
Recipe suggested by Camille
Ingredients for 4 servings
- 1 kg breast of beef
- 100 grams lard
- 3 large onions
- 2 tomatoes
- 6 juniper berries
- 8 peppercorns
- 3 laurel leaves
- 1 sprig of rosemary
- 2 carrots
- 1 celery stalk
- 750 ml red wine
Massage the meat with the minced lard.
Dice the vegetables.
Melt the butter in the frying pan with the remaining lard.
Combine the vegetables and all the ﬂavourings and spices.
Flour the meat, add salt and pepper.
Brown the meat with vegetables and spices.
Add the wine and simmer for about 3 hours, adding hot water from time to time.
When the meat is done, remove it from the frying pan and leave it to cool so that it can be cut up
Sieve the vegetables or mash them to make a smooth sauce.
Blend the sauce with a chunk of butter
put the sliced meat back into the pan with the sauce.
Add salt and pepper to taste.