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Country-Style Pot Roast

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 10 mins Cook 2 hrs 40 mins
Country-Style Pot Roast
  • 3 - 3 1/2  pounds  boneless beef pot roast (rump, chuck or round)
  • 1  envelope  Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix
  • 2 1/2  cups  water
  • 4  medium all-purpose potatoes (about 2 lbs.), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4  carrots, sliced
  • 2 - 4  tablespoons  all-purpose flour

1. Brown roast in Dutch oven or 6-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix blended with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, turning roast occasionally, 2 hours.

2. Add vegetables and cook an additional 30 minutes or until vegetables and roast are tender; remove roast and vegetables.

3. For gravy, blend remaining 1/2 cup water with flour; stir into Dutch oven. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes.

From the Test KitchenSLOW COOKER METHOD:
  • Combine 2 ENVELOPES Soup Mix with 2 cups water. Arrange vegetables, then roast in slow cooker. Pour soup mixture over roast. Cook covered on LOW 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 6 hours or until roast is tender. Remove roast and vegetables to serving platter. Blend remaining 1/2 cup water with flour and stir into juices in slow cooker. Cook covered on HIGH 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • Also terrific with Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Mushroom Soup Mix or Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Beefy Onion Soup Mix.
  • Cost per recipe*: $13.36. Cost per serving*: $1.67. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.
Nutrition Facts (Country-Style Pot Roast)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 340,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 110,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 27,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 41,
  • vit. A (IU) 100,
  • vit. C (mg) 40,
  • sodium (mg) 460,
  • calcium (mg) 6,
  • iron (mg) 25,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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