Delicious Oven Pot Roast
The dry soup mix and mushroom soup produce a great tasting gravy, use only a small of salt as the dry onion soup mix already has plenty of salt or you may omit it completely and just season the roast with black pepper and garlic powder --- cooking time will depend on the size of your roast.
- Ready In:
- 2hrs 20mins
- 3 -4 tablespoons oil
- 1 (4 -5 lb) beef chuck roast or (4 -5 lb) blade roast
- 1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning salt (or use white salt) (optional)
- 1 -2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 (10 3/4 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup or (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic (or to taste)
- 1 medium onion (sliced or chopped)
- 4 large carrots, cut in large pieces
- 1 (1 ounce) package lipton dry onion soup mix (you can use 2 packages if desired)
- 1 cup low sodium beef broth (or use water or beer)
- 1 lb small white button mushrooms
- 6 -8 small whole potatoes, peeled
- 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into thirds
- 2 -3 tablespoons flour
- 1⁄4 cup water
- Season the roast with seasoned salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
- Heat oil in a Dutch oven.
- Add in the roast and brown on all sides; drain fat.
- In a large bowl combine the 2 cans mushroom soup, Worcestershire sauce, fresh garlic, sliced onion, dry onion soup mix and 1 cup low-sodium beef broth (or water or beer) add to the roast; bring to a boil and cook stirring a couple of times for about 20 minutes.
- Add in the fresh mushrooms, whole potatoes and carrot chunks.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low then cover and cook until the roast is tender or you may cook in the oven at 350 degrees F (cooking time will vary it may take from 3-5 hours depending on the size of roast you are using, cook until tender).
- Check the veggies after 1 hour of cooking if they are done then remove to a large bowl and continue to cook the roast.
- Remove the roast from the Dutch oven (leave the juice in the pot and simmer on low heat).
- Stir together the flour and 1/4 cup water until smooth.
- Stir the flour/water mixture in with the simmering liquid in the pot; cook stirring until mixture boils and thickens.
- Serve the roast with veggies and gravy.
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I absolutely loved this dish! It was so easy to put together and the roast was incredibly tender. I seasoned the roast w/salt & pepper, browned it and put it in a crockpot. I also sauteed the onions & some garlic before adding them to the crockpot. I used quartered yukon gold potatoes and instead of water or beer, I added chicken stock (would have added beef stock if I had it). I put all of the ingredients into a crockpot on low for approx. 8 hours. The house smelled great and we had a wonderful meal, thanks for the recipe!Reply