pot roast

noun

Definition of pot roast

: a piece of beef cooked by braising usually on top of the stove

Examples of pot roast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the wife burned the pot roast, the boss would be unhappy. Star Tribune, 4 June 2021 Other entrees dropped steeply in price, such as roast turkey, German pot roast and sauerbraten, all from $32 to $15. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 1 June 2021 Currently, his most popular item is The Dirt Farmer, a panini sandwich made with slow-cooked Mississippi pot roast, provolone cheese and horseradish sauce on a hoagie. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 10 June 2021 Our dinners featured a steady rotation of comfort and soul food dishes, including spaghetti, pot roast, meatloaf and baked and fried chicken and pork chops. Washington Post, 30 Apr. 2021 For example, the pot roast has curry spice in it to enhance the flavor. Gary Stern, Forbes, 4 Mar. 2021 Here’s a look at the top tips on how to slow cook pot roast. Kellie Speed, chicagotribune.com, 7 Mar. 2021 All beef cuts for pot roast should be seared first before adding to the slow cooker. Kellie Speed, chicagotribune.com, 7 Mar. 2021 Magoo’s would have burgers and other sandwiches, and comfort foods like pot pie, pot roast, goulash in bread bowls, soups and chili. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of pot roast

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pot roast was in 1880

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27 Jul 2021

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“Pot roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20roast. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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pot roast

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pot roast

: a piece of beef that is cooked slowly in a pot

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