Microwaved Italian-Style Post Roast is a delicious, flavorful and quick way to prepare a superb family meal. Try it with mashed potatoes or with noodles.

Microwave Italian-Style Pot Roast
 
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Recipe type: Beef
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds beef chuck pot roast, cut 2 inches thick
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon instant beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 medium carrots, cut into julienne strips
  • 3 celery stalks, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 8 ounces can of tomato sauce
  • 1/4 Cup flour
  • 4 ounces can of mushrooms, drained
Instructions
  1. 1. Trim excess fat from pot roast. In a 3-quart casserole stir together Worchestershire sauce, beef bouillon granules, sugar, oregano, garlic, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Add pot roast to mixture in casserole. Cook, covered, on 100% power (high) about 5 minutes or till the liquid is boiling. Cook covered, on 50% power (medium) for 35 minutes more.
  3. Turn pot roast over. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, and onions. Cook meat and vegetables, covered, on medium for 25 to 40 minutes or till meat and vegetables are tender, spooning liquid over the meat and vegetables once or twice during cooking.
  4. Transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter, reserving the liquid in the casserole.
  5. For gravy, skim fat from the reserved liquid. Stir together tomato sauce and flour. Stir tomato mixture and mushroom into the liquid in the casserole. Cook uncovered, on high for 5 to 10 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring each minute till the mixture starts to thicken, then stirring every 30 seconds. Cook, uncovered, on high for 30 seconds more.
  6. Serve gravy with meat and vegetables.
Notes
Makes 8 servings

Calories 249 Protein 30 g Carbohydrates 18 g Fat 6 g Sodium 491 mg Potassium 720 mg Protein (% U.S. RDA) 45 Vitamin A.(% U.S. RDA) 158

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