Do you have a favorite, tattered old recipe that’s a beloved go-to dish that never fails?
One that you make for your family and friends whenever you want an easy, crowd-pleasing meal.
One that is fail-proof. Finicky-eater-proof. Bullet-proof.
This is that recipe for us. This tender pot roast is my favorite recipe to fall back on when I need to serve up a meal that’s easy, fuss-free, and absolutely succulent.
This is the dish that adults, kids, family, and friends love, and it’s one of my most requested recipes.
The inventor of the slow cooker was genius. I love that all the tasty ingredients for this tender pot roast are thrown into my trusty old Crock Pot, and the next time I set foot in the kitchen, it’s when dinner is ready and calling out our names.
In typical night-owl fashion, I usually toss everything into the slow cooker the night before and set it in the fridge. In the early morning, Hubby turns the cooker on and lets it do its magic for the day.
Voila! Hours later, dinner smells phenomenal and the beef roast is as tender as can be. It literally falls apart in the best way at the touch of a fork.
Melt-in-your-mouth tender beef. Juicy, soft veggies give this pot roast a deliciously aromatic flavor. Plus, they count as the “greens” in the meal. Sometimes I add potatoes into the mix, if the weather calls for extra hearty fare.
Your eyes do not deceive you. Those are noodles right there, underneath all that pot roast goodness, on a day I decided to throw potatoes into the mix. Potatoes and pasta? There’s no shame in that; none at all.
I make it a point to have plenty of savory, scrumptious, drippy sauce in this pot roast. Just so we can drown chewy egg noodles into the flavorful gravy, making it the most toothsome comfort meal ever.
Go ahead. Make it easy. Make it mouthwatering. Make it on a weeknight, because you can.
P.S. If you’re looking for a fancy beef stew that cuts no corners, there’s nothing yummier than this French Beef Stew, which is a total knock-your-socks-off kind of dish.Print
Source: Chew Out Loud