"As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it."--Buddy Hackett

Beef Roast and Gravy Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Beef Roast and Gravy, by , is from The Gillis/Schuck Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Jackie

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Eye of round beef roast
Noodles
Mashed Potatoes

Gravy- for each 1 c broth
1/4 c water
2 tbsp. flour
Always water first then the flour

Directions:
Directions:
Need Dutch Oven

Jackie says the secret is in the browning of the meat.
The roast must be browned almost to the burnt stage on every side. The bottom of the pan needs all the browned pieces.

The browned roast is covered with water about half way up. With very large roast, all the way up.
Cook the roast on low for 3-4 hours.
Use the juices to make noodles and gravy.

Gravy is made with flour and water.
For each cup of broth, in a cup add about 1/4 c cold water. Stir in 2 tablespoon of flour and mix until smooth. Mixture should look like consistency of glue (not a paste). Stir flour mixture slowly into broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Add salt and pepper.
Serve with mashed potatoes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Many memories made around this meal

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

64W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!