My local grocery store was running a special deal a few weeks ago. If you bought the enamel cast iron pot you got a roast, salsa, and tortillas for free! I’ve wanted an enamel cast iron for awhile. They are usually really expensive. This is a knock off of the Le Cruset so it was a lot cheaper. This is what I did with the free roast and the pot. I made a post roast. I didn’t write down the recipe because I was busy cleaning and dealing with washing machine repair men. But here are the photos and a general outline of what I did.
Seasoned the roast with garlic powder, kosher salt and fresh black pepper.
Removed the meat and added two chopped red onions. Cooked them down till starting to get clear.
Added about a cup of dry red wine, a can of chicken stock, a few sprigs of fresh rosemary, pinch of thyme, a pinch of mace (spicier version of nutmeg) and the meat.
I cooked this in the oven at 300 for about 2 hours covered. Then added some carrots and yellow bell pepper. then returned it to the oven for another 2 hours but uncovered this time.
Then I made gravy from the juice of the roast and a flour butter roux.
Nothing is more classic than pot roast and gravy. So delicious.