Pot Roast | Basics with Babish

Pot Roast | Basics with Babish

On this episode of Basics, I’m going to show you how to make two different kinds of pot roast: a classic Yankee roast that’s as American as apple pie, plus a modern take on the classic French pot roast.

Recipe: https://basicswithbabish.co/basicsepisodes/potroast

Ingredients & Shopping List
+ For the Basic Pot Roast:
9 carrots, peeled (5 chopped for mirepoix, 4 chopped into larger pieces for roast)
1 small yellow onion, peeled and roughly chopped
5 ribs celery, washed and chopped
1 eye round beef roast
Kosher salt
Black pepper
1 Tbsp tomato paste
3 cloves garlic
2 bay leaves
2 sprigs of rosemary
2 sprigs thyme
2 cartons beef broth, divided
Dry red wine
4 russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
Special equipment: dutch oven or braising pot

+ For the Fancy-Ass Pot Roast:
1 rib celery, chopped
2 sprigs parsley, plus an additional 1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 cloves garlic
2 sprigs thyme
3 bay leaves
1 small yellow onion, halved
2 whole cloves
1 leek, sliced (just the white part)
1/2 tsp whole peppercorns
Kosher salt
Black pepper
4 boneless short ribs
2 marrow bones, about 4-5 inches in length
Water or beef broth for braising
6 cornichons, finely chopped
1/4 cup finely minced chives
2 Tbsp dijon mustard
Dash of white wine vinegar
1 lb red potatoes, halved
4 carrots, peeled, quartered, and cut into 4-inch segments
1 bunch asparagus, halved
Flaky sea salt
Special equipment: dutch oven or braising pot, mesh sieve

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