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Roast and Company

Monday 19 August 2013 - Filed under Recipes

Need a big meal for family or drop-in friends? Want to keep it simple? Buy a large roast, pork or beef. Place onion soup mix beneath and on top, and cook at 300 degrees for the first two hours, then cover and cook for two to four additional hours depending on the weight of the roast. Slow cooking keeps it tender.

In a separate pan, clean and cut at least eight potatoes, skin on, and two onions. Make the potatoes about square golf ball size, they soften with cooking. Cut the onions about that size, but separate the layers. Mix in a bag of peeled baby carrots. Mix well, and cover with a 12-oz can beef pieces in gravy. Cook alongside the roast for two to four hours.

When everything’s done, serve on two platters or bowls, roast at one end, veggies on the other, and let folks serve themselves; or, if simpler, serve each plate and dig in.

All you need on the side might be a nice buttered roll or biscuit and a little fruit, Jell-O, or pudding which can be ready in the fridge.

2013-08-19  »  Marilyn Brandt Smith