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Coca-Cola© 7-Bone Roast Recipe


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Coca-Cola® 7-Bone Roast Recipe

© 2010 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.
You won't taste cola, but the gravy is to die for! You may substitute any brand of plain cola, but do not use diet. It will also work well with other chuck roasts if you are unable to find a 7-bone roast. Oven-baked pot roast and vegetables is enhanced by a rich gravy. This recipe may also be made in a slow cooker.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes


  • 1 (3 to 4 pounds) beef 7-bone roast (or other chuck roast)
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound baby red (creamer) potatoes, scrubbed, skins on
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms, cleaned
  • 1/2 pound baby carrots, peeled
  • 1 onions, very thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola© or other cola (not diet), at room temperature
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (canned or homemade)
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1 Tablespoon sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


Prepare a 9 by 13-inch baking pan by lining it with foil. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Sprinkle 7-bone roast liberally with salt and pepper. Heat a heavy-duty skillet until very hot, add the olive oil, and quickly sear the 7-bone roast on both sides.

Place seared roast in baking pan. Surround with potatoes, mushrooms, and carrots in an even layer. Spread sliced onions evenly over the top of the meat and vegetables.

Mix cola, tomato sauce, onion soup mix, paprika, oregano, and garlic powder in a bowl until combined. Pour evenly over meat and vegetables. Cover tightly with foil.

Roast for 2 hours. Remove from oven and let rest at least 15 minutes. Carve meat. Serve with vegetables and pan gravy.

Note: Use the same method in a large oval slow-cooker, cooking on low setting for 6 to 8 hours. Or, omit the vegetables (except the sliced onions), and cook the 7-bone roast alone as a main dish.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Coca-Cola® 7-Bone Roast Recipe Photo © 2010 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.
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