Microwave Pot RoastRecipe Index: Main Courses > Beef
3 lb. chuck roast
1 cup catsup
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 peeled onion
12 small red potatoes, peeled and halved
8 carrots, scrubbed and halved (or baby carrots)
1-2 cups water
Mix catsup, pepper, salt, garlic powder. Coat roast on both sides. Add 1-2 cups of water to nearly cover roast. Heat, covered, on High power (100%) for 10-15 minutes, or until liquid is beginning to boil. Reduce power to 50% power.
Cook, covered, for 30 minutes. Turn meat over, add vegetables.
Cook on Medium power (50%) for additional 1 to 1 1/2 hours until meat and vegetables are tender.