French Onion Pot Roast

This pot roast recipe was a favorite of grandma's, and it's just as appealing today. It's an excellent choice for a weekend dinner -- just put it in the oven and take a couple of hours for yourself.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
(2-lb.) boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2
cups fresh baby carrots
6
small red potatoes, halved
1
(18.5-oz.) can Progresso™ French Onion Soup
1/4
cup all purpose flour or unbleached flour
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of beef roast with pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning. Place beef in sprayed baking dish.
  • 2 Arrange carrots and potatoes around beef. Sprinkle vegetables with remaining 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine soup and flour; blend well with wire whisk. Pour over beef and vegetables. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 4 Bake at 325°F. for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until beef and vegetables are tender.
  • 5 To serve, slice beef. Spoon gravy over individual servings of beef and vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    420mg
    420%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    210%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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