The simplicity of the recipe and excellence of the veggies have made this our go-to winter recipe. We also make up a big bowl of the veggies periodically to bring to a friend who is in a retirement home, where she complains that they don't serve enough root vegetables.
Braised Beef with Onion, Sweet Potato, and Parsnip
Revamp classic pot roast with parsnip and sweet potatoes.
More From Cooking Light
Total: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes
- Calories: 369
- Fat: 14.4g
- Saturated fat: 3.5g
- Monounsaturated fat: 8.6g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
- Protein: 28.5g
- Carbohydrate: 31g
- Fiber: 5.8g
- Cholesterol: 65mg
- Iron: 4mg
- Sodium: 440mg
- Calcium: 68mg
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1 (1-pound) boneless chuck roast, trimmed
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium beef broth
- 1 (1/2-inch-thick) diagonally cut parsnip
- 1 (3/4-inch-thick) diagonally cut carrot
- 12 ounces diced peeled sweet potato
- 1. Preheat oven to 325°.
- 2. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl. Sprinkle beef with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook 10 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove from pan. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes. Add tomato paste and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add beef and broth; bring to a boil. Cover and bake at 325° for 2 hours.
- 3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon oil, parsnip, carrot, sweet potato, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper on a foil-lined jelly-roll pan; toss to coat. Place pan on bottom rack in oven; bake at 325° for 50 minutes, stirring once.
- 4. Cut beef across grain into slices. Return Dutch oven to medium-high heat; cook sauce 5 minutes. Place 1/2 cup vegetables in each of 4 shallow bowls; top with 3 ounces beef and 1/4 cup sauce.
MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.
Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.Add Note