Sometimes the very simplest recipes are the best. This three ingredient recipe makes a mouth watering dinner. All I need to remember is to buy the roast. I always have canned tomatoes and garlic on hand. It's the slow simmering that makes this succulent. Also suitable for a slow cooker.
Exceptional Easy, easy Pot Roast
THREE INGREDIENTS Only
(15 min. prep start to finish: 4 hrs. cooking)
Preheat oven to 300 degrees
1 3-3 ½ lb. Boneless chuck roast
1 28oz can of tomatoes (whole or chopped)
1 head of garlic, separated into cloves (I peel them)
If not already, coarsely chop tomatoes. Separate
Garlic Cloves. (Laurie doesn’t peel them. I do)
Sear meat in a little butter on each side in a 4-5 qt.
Heavy casserole dish with a lid. (dutch oven is ideal)
Pour tomatoes over meat, scatter garlic. Stir a bit.
Season with salt and pepper.
Braise in oven, covered until tender (3-4 hours)
For a complete meal, during the last hour you can
add three medium potatoes, peeled and quartered,
four carrots- peeled and halved.
(The sauce is heavenly with crusty bread)