Michal’s Pot Roast (Tsli)

Michal made this for us when we were on holiday in Cornwall together. Very tasty.

Michal's Pot Roast (Tsli)

Michal David
Slow cooked roast.


  • 2 kg more or less Beef Shoulder without bone cut 5-6 in Israel
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 + tablespoons mustard
  • Paprika enough / a lot
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • [Optional] Onion chopped
  • ~6 cups boiling water or stock or wine


  • Tie meat
  • Mix salt, pepper, mustard, paprika and garlic
  • Cover meat
  • Leave for at least 30 minutes
  • Heat up oil in casserole dish until really hot
  • Fry each side until brown like steak (~5-7 min per quarter)
  • Add onion and fry a bit (~5 min)
  • Add water a bit at a time until half the meat is covered
  • Covered
  • Cook for 2-3 hours on low heat
  • If necessary remove froth from surface at the beginning of cooking
  • Cool
  • Remove excess fat from liquid
  • Slice
  • Return to oven to warm
  • Serve on a small platter with juices

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