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Smothered Top Round Roast Beef
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Roast Top Round Roast Beef & Vegetables

Your family will love this tender top beef roast & vegetables smothered with homemade gravy. It's so delicious and comforting! 
Course Dinner
Cuisine comfort food
Keyword Roast Top Round Roast Beef
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs top beef round roast
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 64 ounces beef or chicken broth
  • 2 large turnips peeled & chopped
  • 3 large carrots peeled & chopped
  • 3-4 stalks of celery peeled & chopped
  • 1 large yellow onion peeled & chopped
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 5 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 2 tsp salt can adjust to your taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper can adjust for your taste
  • 1 package of beef melody herbs

Instructions

  • Drizzle the olive oil into a large dutch oven.
  • Turn the heat to medium high.
  • Once the oil is nice and hot, add in the roast.
  • Sear all surfaces of the roast, then remove from the dutch oven.
  • Next pour in 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, and let it heat up.
  • Once the oil is hot, sprinkle in the all purpose flour.
  • Mix the flour and oil until it's well combined, and cook until it turns into a rich brown color.
  • Next slowly pour in the broth, and stir continuously.
  • Add the meat back into the dutch oven, followed by the garlic, herbs, and chopped vegetables.
  • Stir the ingredients, then season with the salt & pepper.
  • Cover the dutch oven with the lid, then place in the oven.
  • Let bake on 325 F for 2 - 2 1/2 hours.
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Stir the ingredients.
  • Taste to see if you need to add more salt & pepper.
  • Serve over mashed potatoes or rice.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

SLOW COOKER Instructions
Drizzle the olive oil into a large dutch oven.
Turn the heat to medium high.
Once the oil is nice and hot, add in the roast.
Sear all surfaces of the roast, then remove from the dutch oven.
Next pour in 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, and let it heat up.
Once the oil is hot, sprinkle in the all purpose flour.
Mix the flour and oil until it's well combined, and cook until it turns into a rich brown color.
Next slowly pour in the broth, and stir continuously.
Add the meat back into the dutch oven, followed by the garlic, herbs, and chopped vegetables.
Stir the ingredients, then season with the salt & pepper.
Add all of the ingredients into a slow cooker, and place the lid on top.
Set the slow cooker on high, and cook for 6 hours.
Once done, shred the meat, then stir the ingredients.
Serve & enjoy!