Brisket of Beef with Beans

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. brisket of beef
  • 2 tablespoons fat
  • 1 pint navy beans
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bean liquid

Method

Salt and pepper the meat and let stand one hour or longer. Soak beans over night in cold water. Drain, cover with fresh water, heat slowly, keeping water below the boiling point, add meat and cook until meat and beans are tender. Heat the fat in a spider, add flour and gradually a cup of hot bean liquid Pour this sauce over the meat and beans and cook until the beans are browned.