Lesso in Francesina - A Traditional Italian Recipe from our Blog

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Lesso in Francesina Boiled Beef with Onions

Ingredients (serves 4) For the Francesina sauce: • 1 kg onion, thinly sliced • 1 carrot, finely chopped • 1 celery stalk • 4 tomatoes, diced

For the boiled meat: • 800 g beef • 1 carrot • 1 onion • 1 celery stalk

In a saucepan, sautè the onions, carrot and celery. Add the tomatoes. Salt and pepper to taste and cook for 15 minutes.

Simmer the meat for 2-3 hours. When the meat is ready, dice it and place it in the saucepan with the Francesina sauce. Cover with stock and simmer gently for a further 20 minutes until the stock is reduced. ** Any leftovers can also be served on hot toasted bread or used as a pasta sauce.**