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Irish Spiced Beef

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Spiced beef is traditionally served at Christmas in Ireland. It should always be served with boiled potatoes on the side, as all good Irish meals should be!

Ingredients

5- to 7-pound pot or arm roast
2 tablespoons ground cloves
2 tablespoons pepper
2 tablespoons allspice
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon mace
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup salt
1 bottle of Guiness Beer
Cold water to cover

Instructions

Combine all ingredients except the beef, water and Guiness. Place beef in bowl and cover with the spice mixture. Place covered in refrigerator for 24 hours, rubbing spices in 3 to 4 times more. Remove from refrigerator and place in roasting pan. Add Guiness to water and pour over meat. Simmer gently for 5 to 6 hours For a spicer beef, leave meat in refrigerator for an extra day, rubbing spices in 3 to 4 times more.

Mary Tiesman
Rock Island



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