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Mom's Portable Beef

 Mom's Portable Beef
This delicious beef makes great sandwiches for a picnic, party or camping trip. The meat has a tempting from-scratch flavor that beats deli cold cuts. My family has savored these sandwiches for many years.
12-14 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon mixed pickling spices
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 beef eye round roast (3 pounds)
  • 12 to 14 sandwich rolls, split
  • Lettuce, tomato and onion, optional

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, combine the first 10 ingredients; add roast. Cover
  • and bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours or until meat is tender. Remove
  • the roast and cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, skim fat and strain cooking juices. Discard bay leaf.
  • Thinly slice the beef. Serve on rolls with warmed juices and
  • lettuce, tomato and onion if desired. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 298 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 524 mg sodium,

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Mom's Portable Beef (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.