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pot roast

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Christine Schnepp
Sarasota, FL

Perfect comfort food! This roast falls right apart if cooked correctly. (I have not tried this recipe in anything other than a cast iron enamel pot).

(2 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For pot roast

  • 2-3 lb beef chuck
  • garlic paste
  • 2 onions; chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 red potatoes peeled and halved
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 2 celery stalks; chopped
  • olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp gravy master
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp cold water

How To Make pot roast

  • 1
    Spread garlic paste on roast and salt & pepper to taste. In a cast iron enamel pot, coat the bottom of the pot with olive oil. Heat over med-high, and add the beef. Brown both sides well, then turn fattiest side down. Turn heat to LOW. Add 1 1/2 cups of water. Add 1 onion, minced. Let cook on LOW heat for 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 hrs. Covered. Add potatoes, carrots, and onions. Leave on LOW for another 1 1/2 hours, covered. Remove meat and veggies from the pot. Add gravy master. In a glass, mix flour and water until it has a batter like consistency. Turn pot up to med-high and start whisking, adding the flour/water a little at a time. Serve your roast with veggies and gravy.

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