a dish of meat, usually brisket of beef or chuck roast, stewed in one piece in a covered pot and served in its own gravy.
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How to use pot roast in a sentence
It has the best pot roast on the West Coast, I told him, but it turns out, it was only on the dinner menu.
Instead, Rand Paul has taken his brave stand in opposition to killing innocent people for eating pot roast.Partisanship too Far? Republicans Shouldn't Stand With Rand | David Frum | March 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
From the former, I learned that you can broil pot roast instead of browning it in a skillet.
We had chicken last week, once, and the week before we had a pot-roast which I recall with pleasure this minute.Living on a Little | Caroline French Benton
In the case of a pot roast, the searing can be done conveniently in the pot before the pot-roasting process begins.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The brisket makes a splendid pot roast when boned and rolled.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book | Mary A. Wilson
A pot-roast, is an old-fashioned method of cooking a solid piece of meat with a little water in a pot on top of the stove.Foods and Household Management | Helen Kinne
An occasional pot roast of the top of the round, or a roast of lamb, or a piece of corned beef can be used.Campward Ho! | Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for pot roast
meat, esp beef, that is browned and cooked slowly in a covered pot with very little water, often with vegetables added
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