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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Roast with the Most - Classic Beef Roast

Classic Roast
Your favorite beef roast cut (or which ever is on sale ;0)
Salt and pepper
Several carrots
Several potatoes
1 onion
2 cups water
2 beef bullion cubes
1 tsp kitchen bouquet
2 Tbsp cornstarch

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees
  2. Peel and cut carrots potatoes and onions
  3. Put some oil into Dutch oven or skillet and turn heat to medium high
  4. Put salt and pepper on the roast and rub into the meat
  5. Sear both sides of the roast for a couple of min.
  6. Add your vegetables and bullion cubes
  7. Pour in 2 cups water
  8. Cover and place in oven for 3 hours
  9. Half way through check to make sure you have enough liquid, add more water if needed. 
10. Transfer your drippings to a skillet
11. Remove a small amount of the hot liquid and mix together with a couple of Tbsp of cornstarch.  Add that mixture back into the skillet and stir
12. Add 1 tsp kitchen bouquet, gravy will boil and thicken
13. Serve with bread and butter and enjoy!
**This could easily be cooked in a crockpot.  Just make sure to sear your meat and then cook low and slow all day. 

1 comment:

  1. Because nothing is as comforting as a good roast and root veggies! yum!

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