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Company Pot Roast Recipe
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Company Pot Roast Recipe

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The aroma of this roast slowly cooking in the oven is absolutely mouthwatering. It gives the home such a cozy feeling, even on the chilliest winter days. —Anita Osborne, Thomasburg, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 2-3/4 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 2-3/4 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup sherry or beef broth
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 8 medium carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  1. Brown roast in oil in a Dutch oven on all sides; drain. Combine the sherry, soy sauce, sugar, bouillon and cinnamon stick; pour over roast.
  2. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-3/4 to 3-1/4 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender, adding the carrots, potatoes and onion during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  3. Remove roast and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast and vegetables. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Company Pot Roast in Simple & Delicious February/March 2013, p9

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2016

"This recipe had a lot of deep flavor and the meat was very moist. I made this in the crockpot. I let it cook on low for 8 hours. I did sear the meat before placing it on all the veggies. Lastly I topped it off with the liquid. My husband really liked this dish and so did our guests. I did omit the corn starch & water slurry."

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"Great recipe! I used the beef broth, and forgot to include the onion, but everything else was exact."

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2014

"This was very good. I omitted the sugar and used 1 cup cabernet sauvignon instead of sherry."

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Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"Very good. Used dry red wine instead of sherry and skipped veggies. Will make again."

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"I followed the recipe to the t. It came out sweet and tasted like cinnamon. I ended up throwing it out because no one would eat it. Was everyone else's "sweet" ? Did i do something wrong?"

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