Braised Beef Pot Roast
Brown beef on all sides. Transfer to a plate. Add vegetables to pan and saute for about 7 minutes or until browned and slightly softened. Transfer to a plate.
Return beef to pan. Add wine vinegar, stock, herbs, salt and pepper. Stir to blend. Cover and simmer gently about two hours, turning meat every 30 minutes.
Return vegetables to pot, cover, and simmer about 15 minutes,
or until beef is very tender. Discard bay leaf. Slice meat and arrange on
platter surrounded by vegetables. Serve with pot juices. Serves 8.