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


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

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