Old-fashioned Pot Roast and Gravy
Recipe from Family Circle

This tender, juicy pot roast and homemade gravy recipe is just like the one grandma use to make. Add noodles for an easy dinner idea that's sure to earn praises from your family.


Old-fashioned Pot Roast and Gravy

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Related Categories: Beef
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Ingredients
  • 1   tablespoon 
    vegetable oil
  • 1   
    piece bottom-round pot roast (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 1   
    large onion, peeled and cut into 8 pieces
  • 2   cups 
    beef broth
  • 1  8  ounce can 
    tomato sauce
  • 3   tablespoons 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  pound 
    broad egg noodles, cooked following package directions
  •  
    Prepared red cabbage (optional)
Directions
1.
Heat oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Season roast with salt and pepper. Add roast and onion to pot and brown meat on all sides, about 15 minutes total.
2.
Add 1-1/2 cups of the beef broth and the tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, for 2 hours, 30 minutes, turning every 1/2 hour.
3.
Remove roast from pot and allow to rest 10 minutes in a warm place. Reserve cooking liquid. Whisk together the remaining 1/2 cup of the broth and the flour. Add to the liquid in the pot and bring to a simmer. Simmer for a few minutes until thickened. Strain and reserve.
4.
Slice pot roast and serve with gravy, cooked egg noodles and prepared red cabbage.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 595, Fat, total (g) 27, chol. (mg) 153, sat. fat (g) 9, carb. (g) 42, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 44, sodium (mg) 687, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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