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Cola Pot Roast
Submitted by:  Christine Johnson
    

 

 
  Prep Time: approx. 30 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes
 

" Do not be intimidated by the time it takes to prepare a good pot roast. After you get it simmering, it requires little attention. For a busy weekday meal, make it the night before, and simply reheat the next day. It will taste even better. Thicken drippings as desired to make gravy. "
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup cola-flavored carbonated beverage
  • 1 packet dry spaghetti sauce mix
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
   
Directions
1  

In a large bowl, break up tomatoes in their juice. Stir in cola, spaghetti sauce mix, onion, celery, salt, and garlic salt. Stir until spaghetti sauce mix is dissolved.

2  

In a Dutch oven, over medium high heat, brown meat in oil about 10 minutes on each side. Drain off all fat. Pour tomato mixture over meat. Cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer slowly for about 2 1/2 hours, or until meat is tender.

 
 
Makes 6 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 6
amount per serving
Calories 642  
Protein 41g
Total Fat 45g
Sodium 1645mg
Cholesterol 161mg
Carbohydrates 17g
Fiber 2g