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    Alan King's Mothers Pot Roast

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    4 hrs 10 mins

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    4 hrs

    linguinelisa's Note:

    This recipe is from one of Alan King's comedy books. It's a fabulous recipe that I use often.

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    1. 1
      Sprinkle all sides of the beef with salt and pepper. In dutch oven, brown the beef slowly in its own fat or oil. (The recipe says to never trim off any of the fat. Alan King's mother always said "That's the best part!") Add onions, carrots, celery and garlic to pot to brown along with the beef.
    2. 2
      When beef is browned, add about 1-inch boiling water. Cover and let simmer, slowly but steadily, for 2 hours, turning meat several times. Add more water if needed to keep 1-inch of liquid in the pan.
    3. 3
      After 2 hours, add the potatoes. Continue cooking for another 2 hours, turning meat several times.
    4. 4
      Half an hour before serving, remove meat and slice 1/2-inch thick. Put back in the gravy to absorb the juices for another 30 minutes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Alan King's Mothers Pot Roast

    Serving Size: 1 (686 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 712.7
    Calories from Fat 204
    Total Fat 22.7 g
    Saturated Fat 7.9 g
    Cholesterol 187.4 mg
    Sodium 1460.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.3 g
    Sugars 7.2 g
    Protein 69.2 g

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