Coffee Pot Roast
- 3 pound beef pot roast
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 can (approx. 15oz) diced tomatoes with liquid
- 1 cup black coffee
- salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 1/2 cups diced carrots
- 2 1/2 cups diced potatoes
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen veggies
- flour mixed with cold water to thicken liquids, optional
PREPARATION:Brown meat on all sides in butter in heavy kettle or Dutch oven. Add tomatoes, coffee, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add onion and carrot; simmer for 15 minutes.
Add potatoes and cook until vegetables are tender; add frozen veggies and cook for 3 or 4 more minutes.
To thicken liquids: Make a paste with 1 or 2 tablespoons of flour and a little cold water; stir until smooth. Stir into hot liquid a little at a time until desired consistency is reached.
Pot roast serves 6.