Baked Sweet and Sour Beef (Aruba)




Brown meat and onion  with the oil in a Dutch oven or lidded casserole.

Add salt, pepper, catsup, barbecue sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaf, and pineapple.

Cover and bake in a previously pre heated oven at  180°C oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Cook broccoli in boiling water until crisp-tender. Cook peppers until tender.

Add broccoli and peppers to beef with celery, if desired, mushrooms, water chestnuts, and tomatoes.

Heat through, remove bay leaf, and serve over regular and/or wild rice.

Note: For a thicker sauce, dissolve cornstarch in 1 -2 tablespoons off water. Add to beef, stirring constantly, but gently, until grave is thickened