Pot Roast Recipe

Looking for an easy Pot Roast recipe? Learn how to make Pot Roast using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by earth_mom

Makes 6 servings



from the menu of Atlantic Star, Decatur GA

Recipe Ingredients for Pot Roast

1/4 cup olive oil
2 pound beef roasts (or one 2-pound roast cut in half)
3 carrots, peeled and cut into large pieces
3 celery stalks, cut into large pieces
1 large yellow onion, cut into large pieces
2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
1/4 cup garlic, whole
2 large tomatoes, chopped
3 cups beef broth, low-sodium
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, de-stemmed and chopped
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Pot Roast

  1. In a large braising pan on medium-high heat, add oil.

  2. Add the beef roasts and brown on all sides.

  3. Remove the roasts from the pan and set aside.

  4. Add carrots, celery, onion, potatoes and garlic to the pan and saute until lightly brown.

  5. The remove the vegetables from the pan and set aside.

  6. Return the beef roasts to the pan, add tomatoes, beef stock and thyme, cover and cook on low heat for one hour.

  7. Add reserved vegetables and cook an additional 30 minutes (add a little more broth if needed).

  8. Remove from heat and let rest, covered, for 20 minutes.

  9. Season to taste and serve.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, American, Braise

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 533.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
509
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.4g
30%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
134mg
45%
Sodium
522mg
22%
Potassium
1537mg
44%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
51.9g
Vitamin A 113% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 7% Iron 37%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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