Pot Roast with Sour Cream Gravy

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 1/2 lb beef chuck pot roast
1 Tbsp shortening
1/4 c water
1 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp dill weed
5 small potatoes, pared
5 carrots, quartered
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb zucchini, quartered
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp flour
water
salt and pepper
1 c sour cream
1 tsp dill

The Cook

liz carrier Recipe
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liz's notes for this recipe:
An easy and delicious way to sneak in some veggies!
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Now this a hearty meal! But for as satisfying as it is, the vegetables help keep an air of lightness.

Directions

1
Mix flour, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; coat meat with flour mixture.
2
Melt shortening in large skillet or dutch oven; brown meat.
3
Add water and vinegar. Sprinkle dill weed over meat.
4
Cover tightly and simmer about 3 hours or until meat is tender.
5
One hour before end of cooking time, add potatoes and carrots; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
6
Twenty minutes before end of cooking time, add zucchini; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
7
Serve with sour cream gravy.
8
Sour Cream Gravy: Place meat and vegetables on warm platter.
9
Pour drippings from pan into bowl, leaving brown particles in pan.
10
Return 1 teaspoon drippings to pan. Blend in 1 tablespoon flour.
11
Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.
12
Measure drippings and add water to measure 1 cup liquid.
13
Stir in flour mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
14
Boil and stir one minute. Season with salt and pepper.
15
Stir in one cup dairy sour cream and 1 teaspoon dill weed; heat through.

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user Debbie Deverill desertgal - Feb 3, 2010
This looks and sounds wonderful will be making soon. Thanks for a great post!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 29, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Martha Benner Marti37 - Feb 12, 2013
Going to try this over the weekend. My mother-in-law made something similar to this so hope this works for us. Thank you.

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