*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        America’s Favorite Pot Roast
 
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3 1/2  pounds        beef arm or boneless pot roast
      1/4  cup           flour
    2      teaspoons     salt
      1/8  teaspoon      pepper
    3                    carrots, peeled, sliced lengthwise -- cut in 2 pieces
    3                    potatoes -- peeled and quartered
    2      small         onions -- sliced
    1      stalk         celery -- cut in 2 pieces
    1      2 oz jar      mushrooms -- drained
                         or
      1/4  cup           mushroom gravy
    3      tablespoons   flour
      1/4  cup           water
 
 serves 4 to 6
 
 Trim all excess fat from roast; brown and drain if using chuck or another highl
 y marbled cut.  Combine 1/4 cup flour, the salt and pepper.  Coat meat with the
  flour mixture.  Place all vegetables except mushrooms in Crock-Pot and top wit
 h roast (cut roast in half, if necessary, to fit easily).  Spread mushrooms eve
 nly over top of roast.  Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours.
 
 If desired, turn to High during last hour to soften vegetables and make a gravy
 .  To thicken gravy, make a smooth paste of the 3 tablespoons flour and the wat
 er and stir into Crock-Pot.  Season to taste before serving.
 
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