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Cola Pot Roast I

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"Do not be intimidated by the time it takes to prepare a good pot roast. After you get it simmering, it requires little attention. For a busy weekday meal, make it the night before, and simply reheat the next day. It will taste even better. Thicken drippings as desired to make gravy."
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Ingredients

3 h servings 324
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, break up tomatoes in their juice. Stir in cola, spaghetti sauce mix, onion, celery, salt, and garlic salt. Stir until spaghetti sauce mix is dissolved.
  2. In a Dutch oven, over medium high heat, brown meat in oil about 10 minutes on each side. Drain off all fat. Pour tomato mixture over meat. Cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer slowly for about 2 1/2 hours, or until meat is tender.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 324 calories; 21 12.2 21.1 77 1166 Full nutrition

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I only used this recipe because I had all the ingredients on hand, not because I thought it sounded good. My expectations were low, thinking it would taste like spaghetti flavored pot roast. O...

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I was a bit adament about trying this recipe. I did out of curiousity more than anything. Although I appreciate the recipe submission this is one I will not be making again.I followed the recipe...

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I only used this recipe because I had all the ingredients on hand, not because I thought it sounded good. My expectations were low, thinking it would taste like spaghetti flavored pot roast. O...

Superb! I didn't substitute any ingredients at all. I did use my crockpot, though. Just dumped everything and let it go without bothering to brown the meat or anything. It was soooo good! B...

Corrected-This recipe works folks. My five guinea pigs were all pleased...and that's not easy to do! Here's the options: fresh tomatoes rather than stewed, they stew fine during the two hour+...

This was delicious, but I went Mexican instead of Italian. Instead of dry spaghetti mix, I added dry taco seasoning, deleted the celery and added minced garlic. When the meat was falling apart...

Made this the day before( because at the last minute we got a chance to go out to dinner!) A while before serving I took out meat and cut up and then put back in the sauce. I had also added som...

This was awesome! I don't even like pot roasts, but I try to make them for my family because they're easy to do. Mine usually come out dry--even in the crock pot. This was so moist and had a ...

This recipe was so easy and delicious. I baked it in 9x12 glass baking dish, covered tightly with aluminum foil, for 4 hours at 275 degrees and it came out perfect, falling apart and juicy. Wh...

This was very good and extremely easy to make. It does have quite a sweet sauce which doesn't go over well with everyone (I made a side of brown gravy to placate the finicky). I also found the s...

Even though this recipe requires more than two hours, I find it easy and quick. I don't have to stand by the stove for two hours, it only takes about half an hour to prepare and the remainder o...