Thursday, December 23, 2010

Christmas Pot Roast

Hey there, still planning on hosting Christmas Eve.... just a small get together with close family with some food. Don't worry I WONT over due it... everyone is bringing something & I'm just cooking some pot roast in the crockpot!
Mixing it up a bit.... Ill be making 2 different roasts:
1. French Onion:
1 pkg french onion soup mix
1 can of beef broth
2 cups of baby carrots
2 cups red potatoes, cut into 4ths
1 cup celery, chopped
1/2 cup onion, sliced
*drop a 3 lb beef roast into crock pot, dash onion mix over, pour broth and finally top with veggies. Simmer on med. for 6-8 hours. (mom's recipe)
2. Mushroom Beef Roast:
1 pkg of garlic veggie soup mix
1 can chicken broth
1 cup carrots
1 cup celery
1/4 cup onion
2 cups sliced mushrooms
Put all in crock the same, I will be making this one with a 1.5 lb roast for something extra and different. Simmer on med for about 1/2 the time. (I made up recipe... we will see how it goes)

Serve with potatoes and rolls.... yummy & Hubby rating of 10+...its always requested! Keep on Cooking!!

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