Round-Up Beef (for a Crowd)

Next time you need to satisfy 20 to 25 appetites, here's your recipe.

  • 10 pounds beef round, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • vegetable oil for browning meat
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 cups catsup
  • 1-1/4 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1-1/4 cups red wine vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 medium onions, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Dredge strips of beef in flour, salt and pepper.
  2. Brown in oil in large, heavy skillet, working in batches, if necessary.
  3. Combine in saucepan water, catsup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and onion.
  4. Bring to a simmer, remove from heat, and pour over beef.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low simmer, and cook, covered, until beef is tender, about 2 hours.
  6. Stir occasionally.
  7. Do not allow to dry out.

Note: This dish freezes well if you need to prepare it in advance.

Ready in: 4 Hrs

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Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell