Old-Fashioned Pot Roast

Old-fashioned Pot Roast Recipe

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  • 3 lb
    beef chuck roast
  • 6 Tbsp
    flour, divided
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 3 c
    hot water
  • 2 tsp
    beef bouillon granules
  • 1 medium
    onion, quartered
  • 1
    rib celery, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4
    carrots, cut into 2" pieces

How to Make Old-Fashioned Pot Roast


  1. Sprinkle the roast with 1 tablespoon flour.
  2. In a dutch oven, brown the roast on all sides in half of the butter.
  3. Add the water, bouillon, onion, celery, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat then cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  5. Add carrots and cover and simmer 45-60 minutes longer or until meat is tender.
  6. Remove meat and carrots to a serving platter and keep warm. Strain cooking juices; set aside.
  7. In the same dutch oven, melt remaining butter.
  8. Stir in remaining flour; cook and stir until bubbly.
  9. Add 2 cups of the cooking juices and blend until smooth.
  10. Cook and stir until thickened; add additional cooking juices until gravy has desired consistency.

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About Old-Fashioned Pot Roast

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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