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Sweet 'n' Tangy Pot Roast Recipe

Sweet 'n' Tangy Pot Roast Recipe

I fixed this roast the first time I cooked for my husband-to-be more than 20 years ago. For dessert, I made chocolate pudding spooned over marshmallow. He thought he'd died and gone to heaven!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 9-1/2 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup red wine or beef broth
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • 1. Cut meat in half and place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a bowl, combine the water, ketchup, wine or broth, gravy mix, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder; pour over meat.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 3. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until gravy is thickened. Remove meat from slow cooker. Slice and serve with gravy. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3 ounces cooked beef with 1/2 cup gravy) equals 249 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 748 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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