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Pot Roast

Recipe Information
Chuck roast with vegetables in a mushroom sauce

Steve Caton


  • 3 lbs (1.4 kg). chuck roast
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) inexpensive Burgundy
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
  • 5 medium sized potatoes
  • 5 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 lb (.2 kg). mushrooms
  • Place chuck roast in pan.
  • Sprinkle onion soup mix over the top and spoon mushroom soup on top of that.
  • Pour in the wine and water.
  • Cut the potatoes into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Cut the carrots into two-inch lengths.
  • Cut the onion into 1/4 inch slices.
  • Put all the vegetables into the pan, along with the mushrooms, on and around the meat.
  • Cover with foil (or top of roasting pan) to allow room above the vegetables.
  • Place in oven at 325 degrees (175 C.) for 3 hours.
This recipe works very well with crock pots and slow cookers, too.