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Apple Juice Roast Beef

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4 lb boneless beef chuck roast2 ea onions, sliced2 tbsp butter1 cup apple juice1 tbsp catsup1 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1/4 tsp thyme leaves1/4 tsp prepared mustard1/8 tsp basil leaves3 ea sweet potatoes1 lemon juiceGarnishes:1 apple rings and parsley1 gravy


Cook onions in 1 tbsp butter or shortening in Dutch oven until tender-crisp; set aside.

Brown roast in remaining butter or shortening in Dutch oven over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until browned on both sides. Pierce entire surface of meat with fork.

Combine apple juice, catsup, salt, pepper, thyme, mustard and basil; add to meat. Top meat with reserved cooked onions; cover and cook slowly 2 1/2 hours or until almost tender.

Brush sweet potatoes with lemon juice for bright color; add to meat. Continue cooking, covered, 30 to 40 minutes or until meat and potatoes are tender. Place meat and potatoes on warm platter.

Sprinkle potatoes with chopped parsley or garinish with apple rings and parsley, if desired. Serve gravy over sliced meat.