Country Pot Roast

Author Serving Up Southern

Ingredients

  • 1 3-4 pound lean chuck roast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8-10 small white onions, peeled
  • 8-10 small carrots, peeled
  • 4-6 potatoes, peeled & quarted
  • 2 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Trim fat from the meat. Mix together the salt, pepper, and paprika and rub on roast. Brown in the hot oil in a dutch oven. In the same pot add the water and bay leaf. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Then add the onions, carrots, potatoes, and tomato sauce. Cover and simmer for 1 additional hour, or until tender.
  3. Remove the roast to a serving platter. Add the parsley and sour cream to the vegetables to make a sauce. Serve the roast topped with hot vegetables and sauce.