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Creole-Style Oven Pot Roast

Cuisine: Cajun
Type: Meat
Serves: 10 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 lbs 1816g / 64ozBottom round beef roast
1   Garlic clove - small, slivered
  Seasoned flour
2 tablespoons 30mlVegetable oil
1   Onion - medium, sliced
1   Bell pepper - large, diced
1/2   Celery - cut in 2"-pieces
10   Carrots - cut in half
2   Tomatoes - large,
1 tablespoon 15mlParsley - chopped
2   Bay leaves - small
1 cup 237mlWater
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
  Pepper - freshly ground
8   Potatoes - peeled

Recipe Instructions

1. Wipe roast; insert garlic slivers into roast and coat all sides well with seasoned flour. 2. Place meat in large roasting pan with vegetable oil and onion; roast uncovered in preheated 500F oven 30 minutes, until browned on all sides.

3. Remove from oven; reduce temperature to 300F.

4. Surround meat with bell pepper, celery, carrots, tomatoes, parsley, bay leaves and water; season with salt and pepper.

5. Cover pan, return to oven and roast 1 1/2 hours.

6. Add potatoes; roast 1 hour longer.

7. Remove lid (to brown vegetables and reduce stock); roast about 30 minutes longer.

8. Correct seasonings; transfer roast and vegetables to heated platter.

9. Heat stock over direct heat to brown and thicken gravy. 10. Spoon gravy over sliced meat and vegetables.

Shape Cooks, Spring 1998


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