Pot Roast with Sour Cream Gravy

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An easy and delicious way to sneak in some veggies!

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  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 1/2 lb
    beef chuck pot roast
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    dill weed
  • 5 small
    potatoes, pared
  • 5
    carrots, quartered
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 lb
    zucchini, quartered
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Pot Roast with Sour Cream Gravy


  1. Mix flour, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; coat meat with flour mixture.
  2. Melt shortening in large skillet or dutch oven; brown meat.
  3. Add water and vinegar. Sprinkle dill weed over meat.
  4. Cover tightly and simmer about 3 hours or until meat is tender.
  5. One hour before end of cooking time, add potatoes and carrots; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  6. Twenty minutes before end of cooking time, add zucchini; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  7. Serve with sour cream gravy.
  8. Sour Cream Gravy: Place meat and vegetables on warm platter.
  9. Pour drippings from pan into bowl, leaving brown particles in pan.
  10. Return 1 teaspoon drippings to pan. Blend in 1 tablespoon flour.
  11. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  12. Measure drippings and add water to measure 1 cup liquid.
  13. Stir in flour mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  14. Boil and stir one minute. Season with salt and pepper.
  15. Stir in one cup dairy sour cream and 1 teaspoon dill weed; heat through.

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About Pot Roast with Sour Cream Gravy

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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