Irish Honey Sweet Pot Roast

This Irish honey sweet pot roast will satisfy the soul, and it's perfect for St. Pat's day!

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Prepare this Irish honey sweet pot roast for a special occasion or a nice Sunday meal. It's sure to please any guest.

Irish Honey Pot Roast

1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4- to 5-pound pot roast, 7-blade, rump or top round
2 tablespoons oil
1 can (14 ounces) beef broth
1/2 cup honey
1 cup Irish ale or apple cider
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 cups chopped carrots
2 cups chopped potatoes
2 cups chopped parsnips
2 cups chopped leeks
1/2 cup cold water

Heat oven to 375°F.

In medium bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. Dredge roast in flour mixture, coating all sides. Reserve remaining flour mixture.

In large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add roast and sear on all sides until well-browned. Then sear and brown top and bottom of roast, about 4 to 5 minutes each. Add broth, honey, ale, garlic and thyme. Cover and roast in oven for 1 1/2 hours.

Add vegetables. Cover and cook for an additional hour, or until meat is fork tender. Remove meat and vegetables to platter. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm.

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