Margaret's Roast & Noodles

Stacey Lawson


This is one of my husband's favorite meals that his grandmother would make. My mother in law taught me how to make the noodles. I must say the noodles are very addictive. I also have enjoyed learning a family recipe that my husband absolutely loves. Now my family loves it too. This meal is worth the time to make. It's a winner!


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40 Min
2 Hr
Stove Top


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2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
3-4 lb
boneless chuck roast
1 large
onion, sliced thin in half circles
64 oz
beef broth
salt/pepper to taste


2 c
all purpose flour
4 large
pasta maker or rolling pin and sharp knife

How to Make Margaret's Roast & Noodles


  • 1Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium to high heat.
  • 2Pat dry and salt/pepper roast. Place in pan to sear ~ at least five minutes on each side to create a crust.
  • 3After roast is seared on all sides place sliced onions on bottom of, sprinkle with salt and place roast on top of onions.
  • 4Run the fourth of the dough through the pasta maker on setting #1. Then fold into thirds and flour again, turn dough 90 degrees and put through past maker again on setting #1. Repeat this process again at least one more time, the dough should become smooth.
  • 5No longer folding dough into thirds run through pasta maker on setting #2, then increase to #3 and so on. On my pasta maker I stop at number 5.
  • 6Hang cut pasta on pasta stand or I used to use plastic clothes hanger, they work perfectly.
  • 7Raise heat to high to medium heat and add other box of beef broth. This should be about halfway to 3/4 up the side of the pot. Bring to a boil.
  • 8Using kitchen shears to cut noodles into about 1 1/2 inch length and drop into boiling broth. Continue until all noodles have been cut and in the broth. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Allow noodles to cook about 15-20 minutes. Check amount of liquid while cooking and add more if necessary to keep noodles from sticking.
  • 9If you don't have a pasta maker, do the same steps with the dough using a rolling pin and turning until the dough becomes smooth. Then roll out to desired thickness, using sharp knife to cut dough into width and length of noodles. Don't do this cutting until you are ready to drop them into the broth.
  • 10Slice roast and enjoy with your homemade noodles.

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About Margaret's Roast & Noodles

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta Sides, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #comfort, #food

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