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Herbed Pot Roast with Veggies

An oven-baked roast beef recipe with herbs, mushrooms, carrots, potatoes and gravy.  For a printable version that fits on a 3x5” recipe card, click here.


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  • 3 to 4-lb. pot roast (or short-rib/cross-cut)
  • Pepper, garlic powder & paprika to taste
  • ¼ tsp. basil
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. marjoram
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 or 5 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ½ to ¾ cup water
  • 10 large carrots, cut into quarters
  • 10 small potatoes, cut into quarters


Sprinkle roast with seasonings. Place in large baking dish; dot with butter. Add mushrooms, onion and ½ to ¾ cup water.  Bake covered, at 325 degrees for 2½ to 3 hours.  Add carrots and potatoes. Bake, covered, for 30 to 45 minutes or until tender.

Move roast & veg to a warmed platter. Cover with foil. Stir cornstarch mixed with a little water into drippings. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.  Serve with roast. May substitute red wine or consommé for cooking water.


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