French Style Roast Beef

Ingredients:

3 pounds boneless chuck or rolled rump roast

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon thyme

6 whole cloves

5 peppercorns

1 bay leaf

1 large garlic clove

4 cups water

4 medium carrots cut into quarters

2 medium onions, quartered

2 medium turnips cut into quarters

2 medium stalks celery, cut into 1" pieces

Preparation:

Place beef roast, salt, thyme, clove, peppercorns, bay leaf and garlic in Dutch oven, add water. Heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer covered for 2 hours. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer until beef and vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes

Remove beef and vegetables. Cut beef into " slices. Strain broth and serve with beef and vegetables.