L.B.J.’s Favorite Roast

L.B.J.'s Favorite Roast

L.B.J.’s Favorite Roast

L.B.J.'s Favorite Roast
A vintage handwritten recipe card for L.B.J.'s Favorite Roast, Lady Bird made this roast with a lean roast, juice of one lemon, onion, thyme, garlic, salt, pepper, and water.
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  • 4- pound lean roast
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp butter


  • Mix together and pour over roast and refrigerate overnight.
  • Turn occasionally.
  • Sprinkle roast with 2 tablespoons flour, brown in 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy pan.
  • Pour marinade over meat and cook, covered at 325-degrees.

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Large Dutch Oven
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Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Celebrity, Pot Roast, Presidential, Roast


Lady Bird simmered hers on top of the old range, she say. 

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