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Country Chuck Roast with Onion Gravy

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“This was originally my great grandmother's recipe and was passed on to my grandmother. My Memaw made this dish for many family get-togethers and always accompanied it with mounds of mashed potatoes, cole slaw and green beans, all fresh from her garden. The brown sugar is the magic that makes this roast utterly divine.”
3hrs 45mins

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  1. Rub the salt, pepper, and brown sugar into all the sides of the roast.
  2. Place the meat and the whole onion into an roasting pan.
  3. Roast in a 450°F oven for 15 minutes, flip the roast over and roast for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Whisk together the water, flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the flour mixture into the roasting pan and reduce the oven heat to 350°F and roast for 2 hours or roast for 3 hours at 300°F, flipping the roast over once at the midpoint of the cooking time.
  6. Cover the pan if the meat looks like it is drying out.
  7. Chop the onion into the gravy before serving.

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