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“This is the pot roast I grew up on. It always was, and will be, my favorite!”
READY IN:
3hrs 15mins
SERVES:
15
YIELD:
1 roast
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat large, heavy bottomed pan. Melt Crisco.
  2. Brown roast on all sides in hot Crisco.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Sprinkle roast with onion soup mix if using.
  5. Cover roast with water and add bay leaf and onions; simmer 2 hours.
  6. Add carrots and potatoes to pot.
  7. Cook until veggies are tender, about 40 minutes.
  8. Remove roast and veggies from pot and set aside.
  9. Add bouillon cubes to liquid and simmer. Skip the bouillon if you added onion soup mix.
  10. Thicken, with flour mixed with water to make a slurry, as desired by adding slurry a little at a time, stirring constantly to ensure it mixes in well.

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