- Portion size 8 servings
Pat meat dry and dredge with 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the flour, brush off any excess. In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown meat all over for about 7 minutes, turning with wooden spoons. Remove meat and set aside.
Add tomatoes, thyme and bay leaf; pour in stock and bring to simmer. Return meat to pan; cover and cook over low heat or in 325°F (160°C) oven for 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Add whole onions, carrots and potatoes; cover and cook for 45 to 75 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender, turning roast every 30 minutes. Remove roast, whole onions, carrots and potatoes; cover and keep warm.
Pour cooking liquid into blender, food processor or food mill; pur?until smooth. Slice roast and arrange on serving platter; surround with vegetables. Pour gravy into sauceboat and pass separately.