Perfect Pot Roast

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Who likes a good, easy roast?

Who likes recipes that only dirty up ONE pot?

I do! I do!

Here is THAT recipe:

It has been in my family ever since I can remember. One of my favorite family recipes!

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Cast of Characters:

Rump Roast (your choice of size)

Carrots (I use 3 carrots for 2 people)

Potatoes (I use 5 potatoes)

Salt (1 tsp)

Pepper (1 tablespoon)

1 pack Beefy Onion Soup Mix

1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup

2-3 cups of water

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First, I like to rinse off my rump roast with water.

It’s just something about red meat in those nasty package juices that does it for me.

It makes me feel better.

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Place your rump roast into a pot.

I love cooking with cast iron and it works great for a pot roast.

I swear it tastes different in this kind of pot, but any oven safe pot will do.

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Go ahead and rinse your veggies.

I use potatoes and carrots, but onions go great in this recipe too.

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Cut up your carrots into thirds.

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Make a smiley face out of your potatoes.

I mean, you just half them but smiley faces make them taste better.

Promise.

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Throw your carrots and potatoes into your pot.

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Add your 1 teaspoon of salt

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and your tablespoon of pepper

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Mix your beefy onion soup mix with 2-3 cups of water.

I usually start out with 2 cups and check the roast halfway through cooking and add more water if needed.

You want your pot to always be half full of water (or a little less than half) halfway through, so it doesn’t dry out.

Plus, you’ll have more gravy that way.

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Add the cream of mushroom soup to top it off..

I am VERY aware this looks disgusting, but I promise it is AMAZING once all is said and done.

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Be sure you cover your pot with a lid of some sort…

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Put into a 325 degree oven for 4 hours

I usually check the roast after 2 hours to make sure there is enough water.

You want that gravy when it’s done!

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Then, cut your roast and serve!

You don’t even have to take it out of the pot.

How is that for easy?

You can also put into a crockpot and turn on low for 6-8 hours while you are gone to work or running errands.

It doesn’t get much easier than that.

ENJOY!!

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