Braised Beef Pot Roast with Leek-Mustard Au Jus
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3 HRS 15 MINS
Time to Cook
Step 1Press pepper evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place pot roast in stockpot; brown evenly. Pour off drippings.
Cooking Tip: 2-1/2 to 3 pounds beef Cross Rib Chuck Roast may also be used.
Step 2Add broth and 2 cups of leeks to stockpot; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2 to 3 hours or until roast is fork-tender.
Step 3Remove roast; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring liquid to a boil and reduce for 5 minutes. Combine cooking liquid and remaining 1 cup leeks in stockpot. Reduce and simmer, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes or until leeks are tender. Stir in mustard; remove from heat. Carve roast into slices. Serve with au jus.
Nutrition information per serving, using chuck shoulder pot roast, 1/6 of recipe: 240 Calories; 90 Calories from fat; 10g Total Fat (3 g Saturated Fat; 4 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 77 mg Cholesterol; 289 mg Sodium; 7 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.9 g Dietary Fiber; 29 g Protein; 4.3 mg Iron; 3.9 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 3.2 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.9 mg Zinc; 32.3 mcg Selenium; 4.2 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.
Filed Under:Pot Roast / Comfort Foods