(Karjalan Paisti — Finland)
1 pound boneless beef chuck or round
1 pound boneless lamb shoulder
1 pound boneless pork shoulder
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 large onions, sliced
1 bay leaf
1 1/2 cups hot water
Trim fat from meats; cut meats into 1-inch cubes.
Toss meats, flour, salt, pepper and allspice.
Alternate layers of meat and onions in Dutch oven.
Add bay leaf.
Pour hot water over meat and onion mixture.
Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 2 1/2 hours.
Uncover and bake, stirring occasionally, until meat is tender and broth is slightly thickened, about 30 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
Serve with potatoes.
Yields 8 servings