Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Pepsi Roast

This week is going to be nutty.
This week is going to be fun.
This week, there's a lot to be done.

(thank you all for indulging me in my 3rd grade level poetry)

This week is the Discovering David Dansville production at our church. We are having overnight guests. My father-in-law is coming. I've got to feed him something that will make him feel welcomed again. To the rescue... Pepsi Roast!!
This is my favorite way to serve roast, although PW's roast is really good too, but not nearly as easy.

Pepsi Roast
1 rump roast (any size)
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 package dry onion soup mix
1 can Pepsi (or Coke)

Place the roast in the crock-pot. Slather the mushroom soup over the top. Sprinkle the soup mix over that. Pour the Pepsi around it. Cook on low all day. 
To make gravy, remove roast, cover and keep warm (put in microwave but don't turn it on) and pour broth into saucepan and heat until boiling. Make a mixture of cold water and cornstarch in a small bowl, then whisk into broth, heating until thickened.

So the part about the gravy is pretty loosey-goosey and you'll have to play around with it, but it is really good. You will want to drape it over mashed potatoes or noodles (that's what I'm making this weekend).  The whole recipe is really good. Your husband may want to take it for a work pot-luck. (Just remind him that crock-pots spill very easily in trucks :)

A word on roasts: I like rump roasts as a nice slicing roast. I like a chuck roast as a fall apart roast. You could use either one. Both cook well in a crock-pot. 

1 comment:

  1. Do you drink Coke or Pepsi?
    ANSWER THE POLL and you could get a prepaid VISA gift card!


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