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Sweet Sour Pot Roast

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Pot roast 5 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large Dutch oven or casserole, heat the shortening.
2. When the fat is hot, sear the pot roast on all sides.
3. Remove the roast onto a platter.
4. Add onions to the fat in the casserole and sauté till they are lightly browned and soft.
5. Return the roast to the casserole.
6. Add the vinegar, sugar, nutmeg and salt.
7. Cover the skillet and reduce the flame to low.
8. Simmer meat for 3 – 3 1/2 hours until meat is tender.
9. Remove meat onto a serving platter.
10. To thicken the broth, add 1 ½ tablespoons of flour and simmer, stirring constantly until thick

SERVING
11. Pour the sauce over the roast.
12. Carve the meat at the table using a steak knife.
13. Serve with roast vegetables and mash if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Braising
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 544 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.2%

Saturated Fat 14.4 g71.8%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 124.7 mg41.6%

Sodium 198.8 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.19 g0.74%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 37 g73.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.83%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet Sour Pot Roast Recipe