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Don't remember where I got this recipe, but it sure is good.
Top Review by Christmas Carol
I so wanted to like this more than I did but I found the sauce to be on the tart side and we prefer the sweeter flavors. The onions were extremely overpowering and I only used two. It was my mistake to buy the yellow onions which are quite strong, when Vidalias would have been a much better choice for a recipe that calls for more than one onion. 1/4 cup of lemon juice was a little much when I tasted it so I tried to add more brown sugar. The end result was a sauce that still needed honing to satisfy our taste buds. That's not to say that those who have more of a "tart tooth" instead of a sweet tooth won't love this recipe. The beef is very tender and the sauce quite adaptable so just taste as you go. The concept of barbecued pot roast is also a good one, with the texture of the sauce being a little thinner than many of the other sauces out there. It can be poured over mashed potatoes served alongside. The flavor of the beef should also shine through, which I think would've happened if it hadn't been for the onions. But I believe this dish still has potential in our kitchen. If I try it again I will add only one sweet onion and cut the lemon juice to probably 1/8 of a cup. We may really enjoy it then.
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pound)
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
- 1 cup water
- 3 medium onions, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
- 1⁄4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground mustard
Directions See How It's Made
- Combine salt and pepper.
- Rub over the roast.
- Heat oil in a dutch oven.
- Brown roast on all sides.
- Add tomato sauce, water, onions and garlic.
- Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Combine the remaining ingredients.
- Pour over the meat.
- Cover and simmer for 3-4 hours, or until the meat is tender.
- (I made gravy by adding flour and water).