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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

HCG Diet Recipes: Garlic Italian Roast

Can you eat beef - or even serve it to company - while making hCG diet recipes? Yes! Instead of fat and calories, use great technique to get amazing results from what you do with a very lean cut of beef. You'll find this recipe involves a little more preparation and guaranteed worth the investment. Even non-dieters will like this recipe.

Garlic Italian Roast

3 lb Lean Beef Roast, no more than 1 ½ inches thick
1 head garlic
1 t rice wine vinegar
½ t sea salt
½ t fresh-cracked pepper
Cotton twine
4 Shallots

Dry-roast the garlic: Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Separate the cloves from the head; do NOT peel the cloves. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the cloves on the tray; don't let them crowd and touch. Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 250 degrees. Check the cloves every 10-15 minutes. Turn cloves to prevent burning. Remove when all sides are brown. Allow to cool.

Tenderize the steak between 2 large pieces of heavy-duty plastic wrap to no more than ½ inch thick. Your market may offer this service as well.

Peel and mash the garlic cloves. Add remaining spices to garlic paste. Spread ¾ of the mixture on one side of the beef. Roll up tightly, garlic facing in, and tie. Use remaining garlic on the outside of the beef. Place a meat thermometer in the beef. Cover loosely with foil and set aside.

Sweat sliced shallots in a sauté pan with a small amount of water as needed. Once translucent, layer the shallots in the bottom of a baking dish. Place the beef on top of the shallots and leave the foil to protect the beef from burning.

Roast at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Add water, as needed, to keep the shallots from burning. Reduce heat to 250 degrees. Remove the foil and roast to an internal thermometer reads 160 degrees or clear pan juices. Allow least another 60 minutes.

Rest the beef rest 18 minutes; remove twine and slice. Be sure to make at least one portion the right size for your current stage. You may find this hCG diet recipe is one you keep regardless of diets or not.

Did you know this?

Dr. A.T. W. Simeon discovered the possibility of the hCG diet. While working in Rome he found his obese patients responded very well to this treatment. They received small, regular doses and fat in resistant areas. His work noted that it seemed to target stubborn areas. If you want to read his original work on diets and hCG the book is called, "Pounds and Inches-a New Approach to Obesity."

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