Featured Recipe: Colonial Pot Roast

This featured recipe comes to us courtesy of Sharon Costner, mother of famous actor Kevin Coster. Enjoy!


4 pounds beef pot roast

2 tablespoons lard or drippings (or vegetable oil)

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons flour

1 10 1/2oz. can beef consomme

1 cup onion chopped

1 clove garlic minced

1/4 teaspoon thyme

2 bay leaves

1 4oz. can chopped mushrooms

1/4 cup lemon juice

DIRECTIONS: (Makes 8 servings)

Brown pot roast in oil. Pour off drippings. Season with salt and pepper. Mix flour and consomme, add onions, garlic, thyme, bay leaves and mushrooms. Pour over pot roast, cover tightly and simmer for 2 1/2 hours. Remove bay leaves. Add lemon juice and simmer 1/2 hour or more until meat is tender.