Poorboy Pot Roast

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Clay-Pot Cookbook

By Georgia Sales

Published 1974

  • About

The clay pot has a way of transforming very cheap cuts of meat into miracles of filet-mignon tenderness, especially after marination. See for yourself what it does to the lowly bottom round.


  • 3-to 4-pound pot roast, bottom round
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 teasp


Combine all ingredients-except the carrots, onions and arrowroot-and marinate the pot roast for 3 or 4 days.

When it is about cooking time, presoak the pot, top and bottom, in water for 15 minutes.

Place the roast in the pot along with the marinade, carrots and onions.

Place the covered pot in a cold oven.

Set temperature to