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Easy Fruited Pot Roast

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  Beef chuck pot roast 3 Pound
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Burgundy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Mixed dried fruits 11 Ounce (1 Package)
  Hot water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon

Trim excess fat from meat.
In Dutch oven brown meat on all sides in hot shortening.
Sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add onion, burgundy, carrot, and garlic.
Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Meanwhile, cut up large pieces of dried fruits.
Pour 1 1/2 cups hot water over fruits; let stand 1 hour.
Drain fruits, reserving liquid.
Place fruits over meat.
Cover and cook about 45 minutes longer or till meat is tender.
Remove meat and drained fruits to serving platter and keep warm.
For gravy, pour pan juices into measuring cup; skim off fat.
Add reserved fruit liquid to pan juices in measuring cup to measure 1 1/2 cups liquid; return to Dutch oven.
Combine 1/3 cup cold water and flour; stir into liquid in Dutch oven.
Cook and stir till mixture thickens and bubbles.
Season to taste.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4750 Calories from Fat 2777

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 307 g471.8%

Saturated Fat 60 g300.1%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 1200 mg400%

Sodium 4240.7 mg176.7%

Total Carbohydrates 129 g43%

Dietary Fiber 47.9 g191.7%

Sugars 27.6 g

Protein 472 g944%

Vitamin A 164.6% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 75.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Fruited Pot Roast Recipe