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Recipe: horseradish-braised pot roast with barley & kale

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Horseradish-braised pot roast with barley & kale serving suggestion

horseradish-braised pot roast with barley & kale

Simmered slowly in nippy horseradish, this Pot Roast recipe is a satisfying change to the typical Sunday supper with the addition of barley and kale.


  • 1 7-bone beef Chuck Roast (about 2 1/4 to 2/12 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon prepared horaseradish, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking (pearled) barley or farro
  • 4 cups thinly sliced sale or baby spinach leaves


  1. Press pepper evenly onto all surfaces beef Pot Roast. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place pot roast in stockpot; brown evenly. Pour off drippings.
  2. Add onion, water, Worcestershire sauce and 2 tablespoons horseradish. Return beef to stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours or until pot roast is fork-tender.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare barley according to package directions for 6 servings. Remove from heat. Stir in kale. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Remove pot roast; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid, if necessary; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook 10 to 13 minutes or until reduced to 1-1/2 cups, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon horseradish.
  5. Remove bone from pot roast. Carve pot roast into thin slices. Return beef to cooking liquid and heat through. Serve beef over barley mixture.

Nutrition information per serving: 386 Calories; 14g Total Fat; 5g Saturated Fat; 6g Monounsaturated Fat; 90mg Cholesterol; 159mg Sodium; 35g Total carbohydrate; 32g Protein; 5.2mg Iron; 8.5mg Niacin; 0.5mg Vitamin B6; 115.3mg Choline; 2.1mcg Vitamin B12; 9.8mg Zinc; 36mcg Selenium; 6.8g Fiber.