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Making a homemade pot roast is easy! With this recipe, you simply season a beef shoulder roast with lemon pepper, garlic and basil for a delicious, comforting meal.

Recipe Yield: 6


    • 1 beef shoulder roast (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 cups baby carrots
    • 1 pound small red-skinned potatoes, halved
    • 1 medium onion, cut into 6 wedges
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried basilSeasoning:
    • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil


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  1. Combine seasoning ingredients; press onto beef pot roast.
  2. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Brown pot roast. Pour off drippings.
  3. Add 1 cup water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2 hours.
  4. Add vegetables; continue cooking, covered, 30 to 45 minutes or until pot roast and vegetables are fork-tender.
  5. Remove pot roast and vegetables; keep warm.
  6. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Stir in cornstarch mixture and 1/2 teaspoon basil. Cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened and bubbly.
  7. Carve pot roast.
  8. Serve with vegetables and sauce.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 335
Fat: 11 grams
Unsaturated Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Fiber: 3.1 grams
Sodium: 278 milligrams
Cholesterol: 90 milligrams
Protein: 36 grams
Carbohydrates: 21 grams

Recipe and photo appears courtesy of Cattlemen's Beef Promotion Board.

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