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6 Ratings
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  • 6 Ratings

Lemon peel and dried apricot add interest to this tasty roast. This no-fuss, one-pot meal is a great choice for busy weekdays.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. In a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven brown meat in hot oil. Combine broth, lemon peel, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour over meat. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1-1/2 hours.

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  • Add carrots, onion, plums, and apricots. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 to 40 minutes more or until meat and vegetables are tender. Transfer meat, vegetables, and fruit to a platter, reserving juices in Dutch oven; keep warm.

  • For gravy, measure juices; skim fat. If necessary, add enough water to equal 2-1/2 cups. Return to Dutch oven. Stir cold water into flour until smooth. Stir into juices. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Season to taste. Serve with meat, vegetables, fruit, and noodles.

  • Makes 6 to 8 servings

Oven directions:

Trim fat from meat. Brown roast as directed above. Combine the broth, lemon peel, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour over roast. Bake, covered, in a 325 degree F oven for 1-1/2 hours. Add carrots, onion, plums, and apricots. Cover and bake for 30 to 40 minutes more or until meat and vegetables are tender. Transfer meat, vegetables, and fruit to a platter, reserving juices. Keep warm. Prepare gravy in a saucepan and serve as directed above.

Nutrition Facts

604 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 140mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 58g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 7g; sugars 23g; protein 42g; vitamin a 16277.7IU; vitamin c 8.9mg; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 6.9mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 80.6mcg; vitamin b12 3.7mcg; sodium 476mg; potassium 986mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 7.4mg.
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