Swedish Pot Roast

READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe comes from the 1973 cookbook, Scandinavian Cooking.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

Delicious combination of flavors! I used EVERY ingredient listed in half proportions, as my roast was just over 2 pounds. My family was afraid of the anchovies, as was I, but all the flavors blended quite well for a new & different pot roast. We loved the gravy! Thanks for posting, Papa! Made & enjoyed for ZWT-6 Team Xtra Hot Dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub beef roast with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large, heavy saucepan, heat olive oil; brown roast on all sides.
  3. Add bouillon, onion, anchovies, bay leaf, peppercorns, allspice, vinegar, and molasses.
  4. Cover and cook over low heat for 2 hours or until meat is tender.
  5. Remove meat; strain pot liquid, discarding solids and returning the liquid to the saucepan.
  6. Stir flour and cream into the liquid; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  7. Serve gravy with sliced pot roast.

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