Spice-Rubbed Braised Beef

Photo: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

You can make the sauce up to three days ahead—just reheat it before adding the roast.

Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 3 ounces beef and about 1/3 cup sauce)
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 262
  • Fat: 10.8g
  • Saturated fat: 3.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 25.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 15.7g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Iron: 4.3mg
  • Sodium: 508mg
  • Calcium: 48mg

Ingredients

  • Roast:
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (3-pound) boneless chuck roast, trimmed
  • Sauce:
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. 1. To prepare roast, combine paprika, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, garlic powder, 1 teaspoon salt, dry mustard, and ground red pepper; rub over roast. Place roast in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
  2. 2. To prepare sauce, heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, crushed red pepper, and minced garlic; cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Place tomatoes in blender, and process until smooth. Add pureed tomatoes, 1/2 cup water, and the next 3 ingredients (through tomato paste), and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.
  3. 3. Preheat oven to 325°.
  4. 4. Remove roast from bag. Add roast to sauce in pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 2 1/2 hours or until tender. Serve with sauce.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Spice-Rubbed Braised Beef Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes Like This

advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy