Roast Beef With Gravy

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Rub roast with vegetable oil.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place roast, onion, celery, carrot and tomatoes in a roasting pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine tomato paste, Worcestershire, consomme, and 1 cup broth, whisking well.
  • Pour over roast.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350 degrees.
  • Cover roasting pan, and bake for 2 1/2 hours.
  • Carefully remove roast and vegetables from pan.
  • Skim excess fat from pan and reserve drippings.
  • Bring 1 1/2 cups drippings to a simmer over medium heat in roasting pan.
  • Add flour, whisking well.
  • Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, or until mixture begins to thicken.
  • Add 1 cup broth, whisking well.
  • Cook for 3-4 more minutes, whisking constantly.
  • Add 1/2 cup broth, whisking well.
  • Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup broth, whisking well.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes, or until gravy is thickened.
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