French Pot Roast

Slow cooker pot roast is a dinner standard in many kitchens. This recipe uses bottled French salad dressing to make it even more convenient, quick, and delicious.


French Pot Roast

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1  2 1/2 - 3  pound 
    boneless beef chuck pot roast
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    pepper
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking oil
  • 4   
    medium carrots, peeled and cut crosswise into 3-inch pieces
  • 3   
    medium potatoes, quartered
  • 2   
    medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 2   tablespoons 
    quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1   cup 
    bottled French salad dressing
  • 1/2  cup 
    canned beef broth
  • 3   cloves 
    garlic, minced
Directions
1.
Trim fat from beef; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brown beef roast on all sides in hot oil in a large skillet.
2.
Place carrots, potatoes, and onions in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with tapioca. Place roast on vegetables. Combine salad dressing, broth, and garlic; pour over roast and vegetables.
3.
Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 9 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4-1/2 to 5 hours.
4.
Transfer beef and vegetables to a large serving platter. Serve cooking liquid with beef and vegetables. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 498, Fat, total (g) 22, chol. (mg) 101, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 34, Monosaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 8, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 40, vit. A (IU) 7629, vit. C (mg) 27, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 8, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 44, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 5, sodium (mg) 672, Potassium (mg) 1424, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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