Beef “Flankenstein”

Beef “Flankenstein” Marinade
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1.5 cups red wine vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 juniper berries
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1garlic clove minced
  1. Bring all the ingredients to a boil over high heat.
  2. Turn heat off and pour the marinade over Large cut of flank steak trimmed of silverskin, (3 pounds) placed in a lexan or non-reactive container.
  3. Cover when cool and place in your walk-in for two days, turning frequently.

Beef “Flankenstein”
Recipe type: Pizza
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 red onion or leek
  • ½ cup of parsley
  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup raisins
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup gingersnaps (optional)
  • Beef “Flankenstein” Marinade (recipe above)
  1. Roughly chop celery, red onion, parsley, apple, raisins and gingersnaps.
  2. Take the beef out of the marinade and pat dry. Strain the marinade.
  3. Place in a large hot pan with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and a half stick butter.
  4. Sear on all sides then add the above ingredients and sauté with the beef.
  5. After the vegetables have been heated, add the marinade.
  6. Braise over medium heat for an hour or until tender.
  7. Cool and portion the meat and top on each pizza to melt fabulously in all its sweet-sour majesty.