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Homemade Pot Roast With Beef Gravy and Fresh Green Beans

Total Time - 2 hours 45 minutes / Makes 8 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare pot roast and place in oven: 20 minutes
  • Bake pot roast: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • When 15 minutes of baking time remain, prepare green beans
  • Remove pot roast from oven and prepare gravy: 10 minutes

Homemade Pot Roast With Beef Gravy and Fresh Green Beans

Homemade Pot Roast

3 1/4 to 3 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast
3 white potatoes
1 white onion
5 carrots
1 tablespoon beef bouillon
1 cup hot water
seasoned salt, to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place roast in pan and sprinkle both sides with seasoned salt to taste. (Wash hands.)
  3. Wash all vegetables and peel carrots and potatoes.
  4. Cut all vegetables into 1-inch cubes and add to pan.
  5. Add beef bouillon to hot water, mix and pour over meat and vegetables.
  6. Cover with lid or foil and cook for 2 hours and 15 minutes. This slow cooking tenderizes the meat.
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Beef Gravy

1 tablespoon beef bouillon
1/4 teaspoon browning sauce
1 cup water
1/4 cup cornstarch
4 cups roast drippings
salt and pepper, to taste

  1. Remove roast and vegetables from roasting pan and place on serving tray. Pour drippings from pot roast into a measuring cup to determine if 4 cups of liquid exist. If not, add water to complete.
  2. Pour juice into saucepan. Add beef bouillon and browning sauce, whisk to mix. Place on high heat and bring to boil, approximately 3-5 minutes.
  3. Pour water in small mixing bowl or measuring cup. Add cornstarch and whisk until smooth.
  4. When juice in saucepan begins to boil, add water and cornstarch mixture and whisk to mix. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. (Makes 10 servings.)
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Fresh Green Beans

1 pound fresh green beans
one 14 1/2-ounce can chicken broth

  1. Wash green beans and cut or snap tips from each end.
  2. Cut beans in half and add to saucepan with chicken broth.
  3. Bring broth to boil, reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer 7-10 minutes or until beans are bright green and tender crisp.
  4. Remove from heat, drain and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Calories (kcal) 597.0; Total Fat (g) 32.3; Saturated Fat (g) 12.9; Cholesterol (mg) 116; Carbohydrate (g) 31; Dietary Fiber (g) 6.5; Protein (g) 37; Sodium (mg) 1349; Potassium (mg) 1553; Calcium (mg) 97; Iron (mg) 5

Daily Values: Vitamin A 268%; Vitamin C 61%; Calcium 10%; Iron 30%
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Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp beef bouillon
Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp browning sauce
Add to your grocery list 1 (14 1/2-oz) can chicken broth
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup cornstarch
Add to your grocery list salt and pepper
Add to your grocery list seasoned salt

Add to your grocery list 3 1/4 to 3 1/2-lb  beef chuck roast

Add to your grocery list 5 carrots
Add to your grocery list 1 lb fresh green beans
Add to your grocery list 1 white onion
Add to your grocery list 3 white potatoes

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Aprons Advice

This roast is double-sized to allow you to create two meals.
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