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Hearty Pot Roast with Parsnips

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8 servings

The obvious stars of this Healthy Living dinner idea are the pot roast and parsnips—but no one will guess what secret ingredient makes the gravy so rich!

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  • Heat oven to 325°F.
  • Heat oil in ovenproof Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium heat. Add meat; cook until evenly browned on both sides. Remove from pan. Add onions to drippings in pan; cook 2 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Add broth, dressing mix and coffee; mix well. Return meat to pan; cover.
  • Bake 1-1/2 hours. Add carrots and parsnips; bake, covered, 1 hour or until meat is very tender.
  • Remove meat from pan; cut into slices. Serve with the vegetables and pan gravy.

Cooking Know-How

Some cuts of boneless beef that are used for pot roast are beef rump roast, bottom round roast or chuck roast.


  • 8 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 4 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

Make this comfort-food favorite a part of your family's healthful eating plan. As a bonus, the carrots are rich in vitamin A, and the beef is a good source of iron.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 260
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 500mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 31g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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