Continental Pot Roast Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lard/Margarine50 Gram
 Onion1 Large, peeled and sliced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Topside of beef1 Kilogram
 Beaujolais300 Milliliter
 Brown stock/Water and 1/2 beef stock cube150 Milliliter
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Canned tomatoes400 Gram (1 can)
 Bay leaf1
 Corn flour15 Milliliter
 Cold water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (a little)
 Black olives100 Gram, stoned

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2816 Calories from Fat 1472

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g254.9%

Saturated Fat 50.8 g254%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 576.6 mg

Sodium 5021.5 mg209.2%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.7%

Sugars 19.2 g

Protein 207 g414.4%

Vitamin A 57.4% Vitamin C 103.5%

Calcium 26.1% Iron 44.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Arrange the ingredients.

2) In the cooker, heat the lard or margarine. add the onion and garlic, and fry until light golden brown.
3) Lift out onion and garlic and drain well.
4) Brown the beef well on all sides, lift out and drain off excess lard or margarine from the cooker.
5) Stir in the Beaujolais and stock or water and stock cube into the cooker and stir well to remove any residues from the base of the cooker.
6) Put the trivet into the cooker, rim side down.
7) Stand the beef on the trivet and season well with salt and pepper.
8) Put the onion, garlic and tomatoes around the meat with the bay leaf.
9) Place the lid to close the cooker, bring to h pressure and cook for 25 minutes.
10) Reduce the pressure quickly.
11) Lift out the beef and discard the bay leaf.
12) Remove the trivet from the cooker.
13) Blend the cornflour with a little cold water and stir into the liquid.
14) Bring to the boil, stirring constantly, then simmer for 1 minute.
15) Add the olives to the sauce.
16) Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary.

17) Serve the meat with sauced pored around it.