ROAST BEEF WITH COFFEE GRAVY
Makes 6 servings.
2 tablespoons butter
4 pounds chuck roast
1 tablespoon butter
Salt to taste
1 onion, chopped
6 cups brewed coffee
2 cups canned mushrooms
3 tablespoons cornstarch
Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large saucepan over medium high
heat. Add the roast and sear on all sides until well browned; set
In the same saucepan, melt the remaining butter, add the salt and
onions and sautÃ© for 5 minutes.
Return the meat to the saucepan and pour in the coffee and the
mushrooms. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 hours,
turning meat over halfway through cooking time.
To make gravy: Remove a cup of the coffee mixture from the saucepan,
combine with the cornstarch, stirring until smooth, and return to the
simmering pan. Mix well, remove from heat and serve.