GARLIC BACON POT ROAST

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

What could be better than bacon and pot roast together? Toss in some garlic--a lot--and onion and you're on your way to a fantastic meal!
Recipe & photo: bhg.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 to 3-1/2 lb
beef chuck pot roast
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
6 slice
applewood smoked bacon, diced
1 1/2 c
coarsely chopped onion
8 clove
garlic, smashed
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz.) reduced-sodium beef broth
2 Tbsp
snipped fresh thyme
1 Tbsp
snipped fresh rosemary
3 medium
carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
10 small
red and/or yellow new potatoes, quartered

How to Make GARLIC BACON POT ROAST

Step-by-Step

  • 1Trim the fat from meat; season with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. In a 6-qt. Dutch oven, brown the meat on all sides in the hot olive oil over medium-high heat. Transfer to a plate.
  • 2Add the bacon to the oil in pot. Cook until browned, stirring occasionally. Transfer half of the cooked bacon to a paper towel; cover and chill until serving.
  • 3Add the onion and garlic to the bacon in the pot. Cook and stir about 5 minutes until onion is tender and starting to brown. Return the roast to the pot and add broth, thyme, and rosemary. Bring to a boil and cover.
  • 4Place pot in a preheated 325-degree oven and bake for 1-3/4 hours. Add the carrots and potatoes and cover. Bake for another 45 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender.
  • 5Transfer the meat and vegetables to a platter and cover to keep warm. Skim the fat from liquid in the pot; strain through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl. Return strained liquid to the pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve sauce with meat and vegetables. Sprinkle with reserved bacon and additional fresh thyme.

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About GARLIC BACON POT ROAST

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom