Homemade pot roast and gravy

Homemade pot roast and gravy

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
20
min.
Preparation
180
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 kg beef chuck (boneless)
½ celery root
carrots
onions
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp tomato paste
500 ml beef stock
500 ml red wine
1 tsp starch
2 tsp water
1½ tbsp butter
salt
pepper
oil for frying
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • roasting pan
  • sieve
  • pot
  • small bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
697
Protein
55g
Fat
40g
Carb
7g

Step 1/3

  • ½ celery root
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 kg beef chuck
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 500 ml beef stock
  • 500 ml red wine
  • salt
  • oil for frying
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • roasting pan

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Peel and dice celery root. Roughly chop carrots, onions, and garlic. Heat oil in a roasting pan over medium-high heat and brown beef chuck on both sides. Season with salt. Add onions, garlic, carrot, and celery root and sauté for approx. 5 min. Add tomato paste and stir to combine. Add beef stock and red wine.

Step 2/3

  • 1 tsp starch
  • 2 tsp water
  •  tbsp butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • sieve
  • pot
  • small bowl

Roast in the preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 3 – 5 hrs. Remove the meat from the oven and strain sauce into a pot. Bring to a simmer and season with salt and pepper. Mix together starch and water, and add to the pot. Let cook and thicken for approx. 3 – 5 min. and add cold butter. Spoon gravy over meat and enjoy!

How to Make It

Peel and dice celery root. Chop carrot, onion, and garlic. Heat oil in a roasting pan. Add meat and fry at medium to high heat. Add onions, garlic, carrot, and celery root and sauté for approx. 5 min. Add tomato paste and stir. Deglaze with beef stock and red wine. Roast in the oven at 180°C/350°F for 3 – 5 hrs. Add more beef stock if needed after 2 – 4 hrs. Strain sauce into a saucepan and bring it to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Make a slurry with starch and water, and add to sauce. Thicken for approx. 3 – 5 min. and add cold butter. Serve with roasted meat. Enjoy!