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My mother's roast beef recipe has always been a family favorite because it puts a relatively inexpensive cut of meat on the table, tender and tasty, with very little preparation or cooking attention.
"This extremely easy and delicious recipe works equally well with other inexpensive cuts of beef like the Eye of Round Roast, Bottom Round or Rump Roast (pictured), and the Top or Inside Round Roast. For even richer and more savory pan juices, and eventually gravy, try substituting Beef Broth or Beef Consomme for the water. To make a complete meal, when you add the water, also add your favorite vegetables (onions, potatoes, carrots, celery, mushrooms, etc.) and once cooked, simply thicken the pan juices and your meal is finished."
Dredge a 4 pound chuck or shoulder beef roast with a mixture of flour, salt and pepper. Place 3 or 4 patties of butter in bottom of roaster pan. Put meat in pan and put 3 or 4 patties of butter on top of meat. Bake at 350 degrees F for one hour, uncovered. Add 1 cup of water, cover and bake for 2 more hours at 250 degrees F.
-- Notes --
This recipe works equally well with other inexpensive cuts of beef like the Eye of Round Roast, Bottom Round or Rump Roast, and the Top or inside Round Roast.
For even richer and more savory pan juices, and eventually gravy, try substituting Beef Broth or Beef Consomme for the water.
For a complete meal, add your favorite vegetables (onions, potatoes, carrots, celery, mushroom, etc.) and once cooked, simply season and thicken the pan juices, and your meal is finished.
luyao 2y agofirst try, definitely yummy!! So tender moister and the taste so good!
EdwardMarchant 2y agoDamn good!!!!
hello2robot 2y agoit should be called pot roast, not roast beef... i will definitely look for a different recipe
Saiahsmommy09 2y agoLoved this I was apprehensive to make this at first but smelling it cook has my mouth watering and then finally getting to eat this it is by far one of my favorite dishes ever
JeannetteRoberts 2y ago
njbattad 2y agoI love how easy it is and it's great.
Skeeter77 2y agoAs this recipe demonstrates, sometimes simpler is better. Very simple and amazingly good.
DonnaJN 2y agoEasy and tastes great
peace2u2 2y agoI have baked the roast @ 350. For one hour it is done! So I just bake for one hour &.water/beef broth if I want make gravy. Turns out greateverytime!
Pattyirl329 3y agoI thought I made a great beef roast but this was fantastic! I did make a few adjustments. I used fresh garlic which I put thin slices into roast by inserting paring knife and put salt and pepper directly onto roast instead of in flour. I