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Savory Pot Roast

"I LIKED IT when Grandma made pot roast because she'd let me help. I diced the onions, opened the can of tomatoes and measured out the horseradish. Handling that horseradish always made my eyes tear!"
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours + 10 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 round-bone beef chuck roast (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon browning sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour


  • In a Dutch oven, brown roast in oil. Remove and set aside.
  • In the drippings, saute onions and garlic until onions are tender. Return roast to Dutch oven. Stir in the tomatoes, 1/2 cup water, horseradish, browning sauce, salt if desired and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer for 2-3 hours or until meat is tender. Remove roast to a serving platter and keep warm. Drain, reserving 2 cups pan juices. Combine flour and remaining water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Slice roast and serve with gravy.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounce-weight: 263 calories, 15g fat (0 saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

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