Old Fashioned Beef Pot Roast
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It seems as if some version of pot roast is popular in just about every culture and in every type of regional cooking. Nothing beats the perfection of an old-fashioned recipe!
What You'll Need:
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 (3- to 4-pound) beef bottom round roast, trimmed
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 4 cups water
What To Do:
In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, and pepper; mix well. Rinse beef and place in flour mixture while still wet, coating completely.
In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat until hot but not smoking. Add coated beef and cook 5 to 6 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Add water and bring to a boil.
- Cover and cook 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours, or until beef is tender and sauce thickens.
If the cover to your pot has a vent, then allow it to vent; otherwise, use a toothpick to keep the cover slightly ajar, allowing a little steam to escape during the cooking.
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