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Coffee Pot Roast

User Rating 2 Star Rating (1 Review)


A pot roast recipe made with coffee.


  • 3 pound beef pot roast
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 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 green peas
  • flour mixed with cold water to thicken liquids, optional


Brown meat on all sides in shortening 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 peas and cook for 3 or 4 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.

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 2 out of 5
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I had high hopes for this recipe, but unfortunately, the result was a tough, tasteless roast. More seasoning and a longer, slower cooking method may improve it.

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