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Perfect Pot Roast Recipe

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Michon Mackedon
Added: Thursday, December 7, 2017


1 Chuck roast, 3-6 pounds
1 onion, coarsely chopped
8 carrots, peeled and cut into 3" slices
8 Yukon Gold potatoes
6 whole cloves garlic
3 tbs. butter
2 tbs. olive oil
1 can beef broth
2 cups red wine
salt, pepper
2 tsp. thyme

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Saute chopped onion in butter and oil until soft. Remove from pan with slotted spoon and place roast in hot pan. Salt the roast and brown it on both sides. Add onion, garlic cloves, beef broth, wine, salt and pepper to taste, and thyme to the pan juices. Cover and place in heated oven for 2 1/2 hours, adding more liquid if needed. Remove pan from oven and add potatoes. Cook for 1 hour. Remove from oven and add carrots. Cook for 1 hour. Let rest for at least 20 minutes.




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