Carbonada or Carbonade valdotèn

Beef cooked in a sauce along with red wine, black as coal

recipe given by our chef at .

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800 g sliced beef 
100 g butter
100 g flour
2 onions
3 bay leaves
2 cloves garlic
8 juniper berries
2 sprigs rosemary
8 cloves
1 bunch parsley
1l red wine

These ingredients are able to feed:  6persons


Make a mixture with rosemary, garlic, cloves, parsley, juniper berries and bay leaves, sprinkle the slices with this mixture and arrange in layers in an airtight container that you keep in the refrigerator for at least 3 days.
Past 3 days flour the slices (after removing the mixture in excess) and brown them in the butter. Once cooked, pull them out and keep aside. In the remaining butter fry the finely chopped onions. Then add the slices of meat, season with salt, sprinkle with pepper and add a few juniper berries and cloves. Pour the red wine to cover the meat and make simmer for about 1 hour 30 minutes - 2 hours, as the wine is dry add more.

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