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All American Pot Roast

Type: Meat
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Onion
1   Carrot
1   Celery stick
1 tablespoon 15mlOil
3 1/2 lbs 1589g / 56ozChuck roast
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlThyme - dried
1   Bay leaf
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour
  Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Instructions

Cut onion, carrot and celery in 2" chunks. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Brown roast on all sides, about 15 minutes. Remove meat from pot.

Add vegetables to pot and cook until golden, about 10 minutes. Return meat to pot and add 1 cup of water, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, the thyme and bay leaf.

Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 2 1/2 hours. Turn meat occasionally.

Remove meat to a platter. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Discard all the vegetables and the bay leaf. Skim fat from pan juices. Gradually add 1/2 cup water to into the flour.

Add the flour mixture to the pan and cook, stirring, until the gravy comes to a boil and thickens.

Recipe Editor Bill Wight


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