Boiled Flanken

Preparation time: 10 min Servings: 8
Cooking time: 120 min


1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 cup celery, chopped
6 whole black peppercorns
2 cups onions, chopped
1 cup carrots, grated
4 parsley sprigs
4 lb lean meaty flanken
4 celery leaves
4 cups beef stock, or water, or a combination of the two

Cooking Directions:

Heat oil in a heavy pot over medium high heat. Brown flanken 2 minutes per side. Drain off fat. Add next 6 ingredients and salt to taste. Pour in the stock or water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer gently 2 hours, or until the flanken is very tender and comes away from the bones. Strain broth and discard vegetables. Serve flanken with broth.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 590
% Calories From Fat 47.3%
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fats 13g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 13g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 2.2g
Cholesterol 160mg
Sodium 420mg
Total Carbohydrates 7.2g
Dietary Fiber 1.4g
Sugar 3.2g
Protein 67g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.39mg
Vitamin B12 7.7mcg
Vitamin K 10mcg
Vitamin A 3400IU
Niacin B3 12mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.97mg
Riboflavin B2 0.56mg
Vitamin C 4.2mg
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B6 0.97mg
Vitamin E 1.2mg
Choline 250mg


Manganese 0.13mg
Magnesium 70mg
Calcium 42mg
Zinc 14mg
Phosphorus 660mg
Copper 0.36mg
Fluoride 9.7mcg
Selenium 72mcg
Sodium 420mg
Potassium 1100mg
Iron 8.4mg

Popular Health Centers


Sign Up for Free Newsletters

View All Newsletters

Ask Your Doctor the RIGHT Questions!

Get FREE tools and tips to get
the most from your doctor visit.
Emailed right to you!

The Ask Your Doctor email series
may contain sponsored content.
18+, US residents only please.