High Plains Bison Pot Roast
Bison Pot Roast
Get ready to fill your home with the aroma of pure comfort. Easy to assemble, this one-dish meal slowly simmers on your stovetop, in the oven, or in your slow cooker to create fall-off-the-fork tenderness. If you have leftovers, reheat gravy for hot open-faced sandwiches the next day.
- 2 lb bison pot roast (fresh or fully thawed)
- 1/3 cup flour
- 2 tbsp chopped or granulated garlic
- 1 tsp coarse sea salt
- 1 tsp coarse ground pepper
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 diced large onion
- 3 medium carrots, diced
- 3 stalks of celery, diced
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 2½ cup beef stock or…
- 1½ cup beef stock AND
- 1 cup dry red wine
- Place bison pot roast in a large zip lock bag with flour, garlic, salt and pepper. Shake well to coat and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
- Place a heavy bottomed pan on the stove and preheat for 10 minutes on medium low.
- Add vegetable oil and brown the roast well on the first side for 7 minutes and the second side for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside on a platter.
- ￼Add onions to same skillet and sauté until soft and clear, about 9 minutes. Add carrots and celery and cook for an additional 11 minutes. For best flavor the vegetables should caramelize.
- ￼Add one heaping tablespoon of tomato paste and continue to sauté an additional 2 minutes.
- ￼Add beef stock or stock/wine mixture. Return roast to pan, bring liquid to a boil and ￼immediately reduce to a simmer.
- ￼Cover and cook on lowest stove top setting for 7 hours or…
- Set oven temp to 180°F and cook in covered heavy casserole for 8 hours or…
- Transfer to slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.
- When the meat is fork tender, remove roast and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving with gravy and vegetables.