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A tender, juicy pot-roast makes a luxurious meal at a fraction of the price of a prime roasting cut.
I call this my 'famous Seamus' pot roast because my tiny Siamese cat, Seamus, sat in the kitchen the entire time this pot roast was cooking. I've been making this recipe for 40+ years and I just throw the ingredients together; it's very forgiving. My son-in-law also says it's the best thing he ever ate. When boys hang around the oven, it can't be bad.
This takes a while to marinate, but with beef this toothsome it is well worth it. Serve hot with flour tortillas, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and soured cream. This also works well with pork.
This was my mother's signature recipe. Simple, but classic - you can't go wrong. Slice very thinly. Leftovers are delicious cold for sandwiches with wholegrain mustard.
A crunchy deep crust of herb-flavoured breadcrumbs ensures a succulent roast beef. It's roasted with a selection of root vegetables and served with a rich gravy, made using the pan juices.