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Italian Pot Roast

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Prepared tomato-basil sauce adds easy flavor to this rich combo of meat and vegetables. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
bone-in beef chuck roast (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
8
medium potatoes, cut in half (4 cups)
4
carrots, cut into 4 pieces
3
stalks celery, cut into 4 pieces
1
medium onion, quartered
1
tablespoon chopped garlic
1
jar (26 oz) tomato basil pasta sauce
1/2
cup cold water
1/4
cup all-purpose flour

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over high heat. Sprinkle beef roast with salt and pepper; place in skillet. Cook about 6 minutes or until beef is browned on both sides.
  • 2
    Place beef in large shallow roasting pan. Arrange potatoes, carrots, celery and onion around beef. Sprinkle garlic over beef and vegetables. Pour pasta sauce over top.
  • 3
    Cover pan with foil; roast 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes or until beef and vegetables are tender.
  • 4
    Remove beef from pan; place on serving platter. Cut beef across grain into slices; arrange vegetables over top. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  • 5
    Skim excess fat from drippings in pan. Place 2 cups pan drippings in 1-quart saucepan (if necessary, add water to equal 2 cups). In tightly covered container, shake cold water and flour until smooth. With saucepan over medium-high heat, gradually stir flour mixture into drippings. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Serve gravy with beef and vegetables.

Expert Tips

  • Spoon the gravy over the sliced pot roast and vegetables on the platter. Garnish with sprigs of fresh basil.
  • Serve this pot roast with hearty whole grain bread and fresh apple and orange wedges.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
1340mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
12g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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