West African Pot Roast

West African Pot Roast

West African Pot Roast is a one-pot dinner of tender beef, carrots, onions and sweet potatoes simmered in a nutty, smoky sauce with just a touch of heat.

Details

  • Yield: 8
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American Fusion
  • Author: FlashRecipe.com

Ingredients

  • 3-4 pound chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 sweet potato , cut into 2″ chunks
  • 3 carrots , cut into 2″ chunks
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • chopped peanuts , as a garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Season the chuck roast with the Kosher salt, pepper and thyme.
  3. Add the vegetable oil to a pan and heat. When it ripples and is hot add in the roast and brown, deeply, for 4-5 minutes on each side.

  4. Add onion, sweet potatoes and carrots around the chuck roast.
  5. In a large bowl whisk together beef broth, peanut butter, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, thyme and hot sauce.
  6. Pour over the chuck roast and cook, covered, for 3 – 3 1/2 hours.

  7. Remove from the oven and remove thyme sprigs before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 8 , Amount per serving: 516 calories, Calories: 516g, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 40g, Fat: 34g, Saturated Fat: 14g, Cholesterol: 117mg, Sodium: 911mg, Potassium: 1030mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 8012g, Vitamin C: 8g, Calcium: 69g, Iron: 5g

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