Mama Perk’s {melt in your mouth} Drip Beef

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This is the most delicious, moist, tasty beef I have ever made. It is so simple to make and could easily be done in the crock pot.  I got the inspiration from my girl Katie over at The Perks and I put a little twist, just cause I never leave anything alone!

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chuck roast (mine was 2.5lbs)

3 T butter

2 T olive oil

1/2 packet ranch dressing

1T Good Seasons Italian dressing powder

2 large onions, sliced

1 can beef broth

1 cup water

1 T soy sauce

8 oz jar peperoncini with juice

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Place butter & oil in large Dutch oven, stir in dressing powder and sear beef apx 5-7 mins on each side. Get a nice brown caramelized sear.

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Remove meat, set aside to rest, add onions and soften.

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Add beef back to pot and add broth, water and peperoncini to pot. Set on low and cook ALL day. I cooked mine on super low for 6 hrs.

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I did my meat the day before we wanted to eat it, I would advise you to do the same. If you will allow meat to sit overnight in the fridge all the fat (there’s a TON of it) will rise to the top, solidify and you can scrap it all off. Reheat and shred with 2 forks. 

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I served mine with toasted onion rolls, topped with Swiss cheese and the peperoncini.

No joke this was DELISH!!!!!!

I will be making this again.

Ta-Ta for now- Mama Bird

Rustic Pot Roast

I had a great looking Pot Roast in the freezer and thought that I would just come up with something new to try. I typically use cr of mushroom soup & Lipton onion soup mix. I got all the elements done tonight so all I have to do in the morning is turn the crock pot on low and wait!
I put a few tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet and got the pan nice and hot and sprinkled the meat with kosher salt to get the juices sealed in.

Here are the ingredients

I cut an onion in half and placed it in the evoo and sliced the celery to caramelize a bit. Then I added the red wine and brought to a slow boil, added Italian pkt, seasonings, pasta sauce and poured over the veggies & roast.

1 2-3 lb roast
2 Tb evoo
1 sweet potato, cubed
1 baking potato, cubed
1 celery stalk, sliced
2 carrots, sliced
1 onion, cut in half
1 pkt Good Seasons Zesty Italian dressing
1 cup pasta sauce
1/2 cup red wine
1/4 cup chicken broth
salt & pepper to taste
1 tsp celery salt
1Tb minced garlic
Sear the meat in evoo, then caramelize onion & celery. Cube & slice all veggies and put in bottom of crock pot. Place meat & onion/celery mix on top. Pour wine in skillet to de-glaze bring to slow boil, then add sauce, broth & spices. Pour on top. Cook on low 8hrs. ENJOY!
1 pkt of Good Seasons Zesty Italian Dressing

Menu Monday

This week is going to be a major whirl wind of drs appointments and work and meetings!! I am trying to do some seriously thoughtful planning as to make dinner go as smooth as possible!!
Monday: Italian Pot Roast
Tuesday: Chicken Enchiladas
Wednesday: White Chicken Chili
Thursday: Meeting oot friends in Clt for dinner?
Friday: Turkey Burgers
Saturday: Mommy’s Night Out!! Boys in Charge
Sunday: Fried Chicken
Check out Organizing Junkie for more menu planning ideas!