Homestyle Pot Roast with Tomato Sauce

From Stop and Shop



3 pounds boneless bottom round beef roast
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 large onions, peeled and cut in eight chunks
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 10.5 oz can French onion soup
1 6 oz can tomato paste, Italian seasonings preferred
3/4 cup dry red wine
1 pound fresh baby-cut carrots
1 1/2 pounds precut and ready-to-cook Red Bliss potatoes



Pat roast dry with paper towels. Trim roast of any excess fat. Rub herbs, salt and pepper into roast.

Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown roast on all sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Remove roast from pan and set it on a platter. Add onions and garlic, sauté in pan juices for 4-5 minutes.

Reduce heat to low and stir in soup, tomato paste and wine. Mix well.

Return roast to pan, spoon liquid on top of roast. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 1/2 hours, turning roast occasionally. Add carrots and cook for 10 minutes.

Add potatoes and continue to cook for 20 minutes or until beef and vegetables are tender.

Remove roast from pan and slice roast very thin. Continue to cook sauce, allowing it to thicken. Ladle tomato sauce atop sliced beef.

Serve hot with vegetables. Serving suggestion: Serve with a green leafy salad.