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 2g
Cholesterol 160mg
Sodium 420mg
Total Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar 3g
Protein 67g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0mg
Vitamin B12 8mcg
Vitamin K 10mcg
Vitamin A 3400IU
Niacin B3 12mg
Pantothenic Acid 1mg
Riboflavin B2 1mg
Vitamin C 4mg
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B6 1mg
Vitamin E 1mg
Choline 250mg


Manganese 0mg
Calcium 42mg
Magnesium 70mg
Phosphorus 660mg
Zinc 14mg
Fluoride 10mcg
Copper 0mg
Sodium 420mg
Selenium 72mcg
Iron 8mg
Potassium 1100mg

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