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Awesome Pot Roast Recipe

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Lindsey Hickey
Added: Wednesday, July 15, 2009


3- to 4-pound beef pot roast
enough flour to cover roast
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 beef bouillon cube or base
1/2 cup hot water
2-4 onions, peeled and quartered
4 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 pound carrots, peeled and quartered

Sour cream gravy:
1 1/3 cups drippings
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cold water
1 cup sour cream, room temperature

Coat both sides of pot roast with flour. In a Dutch oven or large deep baking dish, melt butter; brown meat slowly on both sides. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Dissolve bouillon cube in hot water; pour over meat. Cover and place in a preheated 350 oven; cook 1 1/2 hours. Add onions and carrots; cook 15 minutes. Add potatoes; sprinkle with a little more salt. Cook about 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove meat and vegetables to a warm platter; keep warm.

Prepare sour cream gravy:
Pour drippings from pot roast into saucepan. Blend together flour and water. Heat drippings to boiling; gradually stir in flour and water mixture and cook, stirring constantly until gravy is thickened. Cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat and slowly stir in sour cream. Heat through, but do not boil; serve over roast and veggies; YUM.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can also put it in a crockpot instead of the oven.




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