How to make it

  • Trim roast of any outside fat.
  • Season roast with salt and pepper and dredge in flour.
  • Sear both sides in hot dutch oven coated with oil. You will use dutch oven to cook roast.
  • Add onions, quartered aand 4 carrots cut into about three pieces each. Add celery cut into two or three inch pieces.
  • Add bay leaves, garlic, onion soup mix.
  • Add enough water to almost cover roast. DO NOT COVER.
  • Add beef base and bullion cubes, wine and worcestershire.
  • Cover and place in 325 degree oven and leave for 3 hours.
  • Check and if it is not falling apart tender, cook longer.
  • At this point you may add more carrots for side veggies.
  • Remove roast when fork tender and put dutch oven on stove and heat gravy to slow boil. Add 1 tbs cornstarch mixed in 1/3 cup cool water and stir in and let simmer for about four minutes. This thickening is optional. Serve with real mashed potatoes,

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    " It was excellent "
    pointsevenout ate it and said...
    Couldn't be better.
    See Ultimate Pot Roast for further fawning.
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  • hogwart 10 years ago
    This sounds great. Thanks
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  • justlikemikey 11 years ago
    Im almost afraid to try it but only because my momma will smack me back and much harder lol
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  • DetroitTokyo 11 years ago
    do you think this can be converted to be made in the crock pot?
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    " It was excellent "
    gnnoles ate it and said...
    Simply excellent. My wife loved it and asked for more. We'll be trying a lot more of your recipes.
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  • sweetwords 14 years ago
    Will try next grocery run! Thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    ramlynrose ate it and said...
    I made this and the killer mashed potatoes and I have never had such a tasty roast. The gravy is heaven.
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  • chefjeb 14 years ago
    Serve with Killer Mashed or Smashed Potatoes. The recipe is posted. Also serve with carrots, onions and celery that has been cooked with roast. Little green peas or green beans and a yeast roll will have you rolling in the aisle.
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