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Cowboy Chuck Roast with Onion Gravy

The perfect make-ahead main dish recipe for those busy weeknights. Divide and freeze this roast in four 2-serving portions for quicker thawing.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Yields: Four 2-serving portions
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 mins

Cowboy Chuck Roast with Onion Gravy

Directions

  1. Trim fat from beef. Season beef on all sides with salt and pepper. In a 5-quart Dutch oven brown beef on all sides in hot oil. Remove beef from Dutch oven and set aside.
  2. In same Dutch oven cook onions over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or just until edges begin to brown. Stir in garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Place beef on onion mixture. Add coffee, tomatoes, and mole sauce. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until beef is tender.
  3. Divide cooked beef and sauce into 4 portions in airtight freezer containers. Let cool 30 minutes before covering. Freeze up to 3 months. Thaw and use to make Ranchero Beef Hash, or other recipes.

From the Test Kitchen

To Thaw:

Thaw 1- and 2-serving size portions overnight in refrigerator; thaw 4-serving size portion 36 hours in refrigerator. Or, microwave on 30% power (medium-low); cook 1 serving 6 to 8 minutes, stirring and breaking up twice; cook 2 servings 12 to 14 minutes, stirring and breaking up twice; cook 4 servings 15 minutes; let rest 10 minutes, stir and break up; microcook 10 minutes more.

To Reheat:

Reheat thawed meat and sauce in microwave oven on 70% power (medium-high). Cook 1 serving for 2 to 4 minutes, stirring once; cook 2 servings for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring once; cook 4 servings for 8 to 10 minutes; stirring once. Or, reheat in saucepan over medium heat, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until hot, stirring occasionally. Makes four 2-serving portions.

Nutrition Facts (Cowboy Chuck Roast with Onion Gravy)

  • Per serving:
  • 255 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 62 mg chol.,
  • 729 mg sodium,
  • 9 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 33 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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