Joyce's pot roast

Lynnda Cloutier


This is another one from The Hollywood Cookbook.

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one piece top round, or rump roast, tied if needed, 4 pounds
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup flour for dredging
2 tablespoons canola oil
eight cipollini onions or one chopped onion
1 cup beef stock
one large clove garlic
12 baby carrots
12 baby new potatoes
1/2 cup ketchup

How to Make Joyce's pot roast


  • 1season meat with salt and pepper and dredge in flour. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven or other heavy pot that can later be covered. Brown meat on all sides. Add onions, garlic, beef stock, and ketchup. Cover and simmer for two hours on stove, turning once or twice.
  • 2Preheat oven to 325°.
  • 3Add potatoes and carrots, replace cover, and place pot in the oven for another hour. Remove when potatoes and carrots are tender.
  • 4Remove meat from pot and cover with foil to keep warm. Skim the fat from the surface of the remaining juice. Heat the pot and reduce the liquid by half. To serve, slice the meat and serve it with the pan juice.
    Serves 6 to 8.

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About Joyce's pot roast

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts