Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Gravy Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Gravy Recipe recipe? Learn how to make Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Gravy Recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by michi58

Makes 8 servings



Looking for a little touch of fall, anytime? Beef pot roast, mashed sweet potatoes and cider gravy are the ultimate comfort food. Don?t worry about the mess since this is a one-dish meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Gravy Recipe

3 1/2 pound boneless beef chuck shoulder pot roast
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
3/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
1 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1 cup ready-to-serve beef broth
3/4 cup apple cider
3 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
4 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in
2 tablespoons water

Recipe Directions for Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes and Cider Gravy Recipe

  1. 1. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place beef pot roast in stockpot; brown evenly. Remove pot roast; pour off drippings and season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

  2. 2. Add onion and thyme to stockpot; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add broth and cider; increase heat to medium-high. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until browned bits attached to stockpot are dissolved. Return pot roast to stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2 1/2 hours.

  3. 3. Add sweet potatoes and garlic to stockpot; continue simmering, covered, 30 minutes or until sweet potatoes and pot roast are fork-tender.

  4. 4. Remove pot roast; keep warm. Remove sweet potatoes and garlic with slotted spoon to large bowl, leaving cooking liquid in stockpot.

  5. 5. Add maple syrup, ginger, remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to sweet potatoes. Beat until sweet potatoes and garlic are mashed and smooth; keep warm.

  6. 6. Skim fat from cooking liquid; stir in cornstarch mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened.

  7. 7. Carve pot roast into slices; serve with mashed sweet potatoes and gravy. Serves 8.

  8. Adapted from The Healthy Beef Cookbook, by the National Cattlemen?s Beef Association and the American Dietetic Association (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2006). ?Relish the Healthy Table,? July 2006.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 451.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
626
Calories from Fat
126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.0g
22%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
177mg
59%
Sodium
752mg
31%
Potassium
2286mg
65%
Total Carbohydrates
57.7g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.5g
30%
Sugars
7.1g
Protein
63.8g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 7% Iron 46%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement