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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chuck Roast

 Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chuck Roast
“My husband and I like well-seasoned foods, so this recipe is terrific.” You’ll also love how flavorful and tender this comforting roast turns out. Bette McCumber — Schenectady, NY
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian stewed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • Place the onion, green pepper and celery in a 5-qt. slow cooker; add
  • the roast. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, broth, ketchup,
  • brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, soy sauce,
  • pepper and pepper flakes; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for
  • 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove meat and vegetables; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices
  • if necessary; transfer to a small saucepan. Combine cornstarch and

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chuck Roast (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cold water until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil;
  • cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces roast with 1/3 cup gravy equals 362 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 880 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.