American Pot Roast

American Pot Roast

American Pot Roast

Servings: 8 persons

Time to make: Not Available

Calories per Servings: Calories: 609 ; Protein: 33 g; Fat: 50 g;Sodium: 678 mg


1 ea onion
1 ea carrot
1 ea rib of celery
1 tbsp oil
3 1/2 lb chuck roast
1/2 tsp thyme, dried
1 pieces bay leaf
2 tbsp flour
salt and pepper to taste


Cut onion, carrot and celery in 2″ chunks. Heat oil in a large pot over
medium heat
Brown roast on all sides, about 15 minutes. Remove meat from pot
Add vegetables to pot and cook until golden, about 10 minutes. Return
meat to pot
Add 1 cup of water, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, the thyme and bay leaf
Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 2
1/2 hours
Turn meat ocassionally. Remove meat to a platter. Cover loosely with
foil to keep warm
Discard all the vegetables and the bay leaf. Skim fat from pan juices
Gradually add 1/2 cup water to into the flour
Add the flour mixture to the pan and cook, stirring, until the gravy
comes to a boil and thickens.

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