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Lococatlady 09-10-2006 01:18 AM

Pot Roast
 
I looking for the most delicious pot roast recipe:rolleyes:

cjs 09-10-2006 08:40 AM

Using a combination of coke and chicken stock/broth gives a great flavor.

Or some red wine.
Sprinkle the roast with all kinds of herbs after browning.

Chef_Jen 09-10-2006 08:55 AM

coke?? really jean thats cool

I just use... Some stock or oxo cubes..... celery onion carrot.. wee bit of fennel and let it roast till tender.. On the roast i use english mustard (colemans) pepper garlic etc

SharonT 09-10-2006 09:38 AM

Royal Sirloin Tip Roast
 
Here you go -- it's the most delicious. :rolleyes:

Royal Sirloin Tip Roast
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp oil
4-5# sirloin tip roast
1 cup finely chopped onion
6 Tbsp flour
2 Tbsp dark corn syrup
3 Tbsp vinegar
2 cans beef broth or 3-4 cups
1/3 cup prepared horseradish
1 cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves
salt & pepper to taste

In a heavy Dutch oven melt butter with oil over moderate heat and then brown roast. Remove meat and set aside.
Add salt, pepper and onion and brown well. Remove from heat, add flour and whisk until well dissolved. Pour in syrup, vinegar and beef broth; add cinnamon and cloves and horseradish.
Replace to heat and bring to a boil, stirring often; then replace meat.
Place in oven with cover at 350 for at least 4 hours.

Substitute eye of round roast if desired.

Robo410 09-10-2006 11:01 AM

celery carrots onion parsnips (add potatoes later) . marjoram for your herb, broth. really nice. brown the meat well first!

Domestic Goddess 09-10-2006 11:18 AM

Pot Roast with Pepsi or Coke

This is the "best tasting" roast I've ever had.
The gravy was, "out of this world".

3-4 lb. roast (almost any kind will do, but I've always used pork)
1-(12 ounce) can Pepsi or Coke
1-(10-3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1-(1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
1 teaspoon minced garlic, optional (I always add it)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Place roast in a roasting pan that can be covered tightly.
Pour Pepsi or Coke over the roast.
In a bowl, mix soups and garlic together.
Spread evenly over the roast.
Cover tightly.
Bake for 3-4 hours at 325 degrees.
Serves 4-5.
"ENJOY"!

QzarBaron 12-10-2006 08:38 AM

I'm sorry to revive this topic but I've been really craving pot roast lately (because of the weather etc.). Unfortunately I've run into the problem that I don't have my dutch oven with me (or any other pot I can put in an oven). I've consulted some friends and they've told me to use foil to make a pouch to braise the roast in (they got the idea from alton brown). I've braised before in foil pouches but never a cut of meat as big as a chuck roast. Any suggestions?

QSis 12-10-2006 08:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Domestic Goddess
Pot Roast with Pepsi or Coke

This is the "best tasting" roast I've ever had.
The gravy was, "out of this world".

3-4 lb. roast (almost any kind will do, but I've always used pork)
1-( 12 ounce ) can Pepsi or Coke
1-( 10 3/4 ounce ) can cream of mushroom soup
1-( 1 ounce ) package dry onion soup mix
1 teaspoon minced garlic ( optional )

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Place roast in a roasting pan that can be covered tightly.
Pour Pepsi or Coke over the roast.
In a bowl, mix soups and garlic together.
Spread evenly over the roast.
Cover tightly.
Bake for 3-4 hours at 325 degrees.
Serves 4-5.
"ENJOY"!

You use a pork roast for this, Domestic? How intriguing!

What cut? I need something different and this fits the bill.

Lee

Uncle Bob 12-10-2006 11:55 AM

I always use burgandy and sometimes a few Juniper berries in pot roast. Plus most of the other standard fare. However I do not cook potatoes and carrots with the roast...we enjoy those oven roasted...finished on top in butter/margarine...

Constance 12-10-2006 05:38 PM

Do you have a skillet you can put in the oven? You could sear your pot roast in that, then add liquid and cover tightly with heavy-weight foil.

You might also try using one of those plastic cooking bags. Sear your roast first, then put in the bag, then into your skillet and pop in the oven. I can assure you that you'll get a tender roast that way.

Where there's a will, there's a way.


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