Tender Pot Roast with Gravy Yankee Style

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

This is the way I have been making Pot Roast for years. It is quite simple, fork tender, and delicious. Enjoy!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4-5 lb
tied chuck roast
1 bag(s)
peeled carrots
4-5
cut potatoes optional
1-2
large onions thick cut
4
sprigs rosemary
3-4 clove
garlic grated
3 Tbsp
butter
4 Tbsp
olive oil
2-3 pinch
generous amount sea salt ground
2-4 pinch
ground black pepper
1
container beef stock

GRAVY

4 Tbsp
flour
1 1/2 c
drippings from roast
1 c
water
1 pinch
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degree's. In a large pot( ditch oven) add olive oil. Heat till very hot.
2
Salt and pepper roast generously on all sides. Place roast in pot and sear each side until it is browned well. Remove to roasting pan with lid.
3
In the pot add the butter. Cook onion for a few minutes. Add the chopped garlic with a little bit of rosemary . Cook for about one minute. Do not over brown garlic.
4
Place the onion and garlic mixture on top of roast , and sides.
5
Brown carrots , and potatoes slightly in the pot. Add to roast pan on the sides of roast. Salt and pepper a little more.
6
In the pot add Beef stock to deglaze roast drippings. Place the rosemary in the pan with roast. Pour stock dripping mixture over roast and cover. place on middle rack of oven. Bake 2-3 hours until the meat pulls away with a fork.
7
easy no lumps Gravy optional: Remove 1 1/2 cups of stock drippings from roast. Place in pan . Bring to a boil.
8
Place water and flour in a shaker cup. Shake vigorously. Add a little at a time to beef drippings and stir until desired thickness. Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #roast, #Pot-Roast, #beef