Recipe: sage pot roast

Recipe: sage pot roast

Sage Pot Roast

1 (5 pound) lean boneless beef chuck roast
1 tablespoon cooking oil
2 teaspoons rubbed dried sage
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup beef broth
6 medium red potatoes, cut in half
4 carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 medium onions, quartered
5 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water

In a Dutch oven, brown roast on both sides in oil. Season with sage, salt and pepper. Add beef broth. Cover and bake at 325 degrees F for 2 1/2 hours.

Add potatoes, carrots and onions. Cover and bake 1 hour longer or until the meat is tender and vegetables are cooked.

Remove roast and vegetables to a serving platter and keep warm.

Combine cornstarch and water; stir into pan juices. Cook until thickened and bubbly. Serve with the roast.

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with low-sodium beef broth and without added salt) equals 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable

301 calories, 59 mg sodium, 82 mg cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 27 gm protein, 14 gm fat

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