Pot 'N Cot Roast

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“This is one of the Zaar recipes that I adopted. I hope to make this soon and will post any modifications that I make to the recipe.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 lbs chuck arm pot roast
  • 1 (30 ounce) can apricots (Apricots may either be halves or whole canned apricots.)
  • 2 teaspoons instant onion
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 13 cup cream or 13 cup cooking sherry
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Trim fat from pot-roast and het in Dutch oven or electric frying-pan to obtain 2 T drippings.
  2. Discard remaining fat.
  3. Brown meat in drippings, on both sides.
  4. Pour off drippings.
  5. Drain Apricots reserving liquid to pour over beef.
  6. Sprinkle onion, majoram, basil and pepper on both sides of beef.
  7. Cover tightly and cook slowly 2 to 3 hours, until tender.
  8. Add herry and salt; cook uncovered 30 minutes or until liquid has cooked down to a syrup, basting meat frequently.
  9. Place pot-roast on platter; spoon syrup over it. (Any remaining syrup may be served as an accompaniment.) Arrange apricots around pot-roast and garnish with parsley.
  10. To serve, slice across the grain of meat.

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