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California Pot Roast

1 5 lb. chuck or rump roast
1/4 ts Pepper
1 cn Tomato sauce (8 oz.)
3 Onions, med., sliced thin
2 tb Brown sugar
1/4 c Lemon juice
3 tb Oil
2 ts Salt
1/2 c Water
1 tb Worcestershire sauce
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1/2 ts Dry mustard
1/4 c Vinegar
1/4 c Catsup

Brown roast well on both sides in oil in heavy pan or Dutch oven. Add salt, pepper, water, onions, tomato sauce and garlic. Cover tightly and simmer over low heat about 1 1/2 hrs. Combine brn. sugar, mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, catsup and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over meat. Cover and continue cooking about 1 1/2 hrs. or until meat is fork tender. Remove meat to warm platter. Make gravy. Skim off fat. Measure broth. Add water to make 3 cups. Pour into cooking pan. Mix 6 tbs. flour with 1/2 c. water to make smooth paste, stir into broth. Return to heat and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until gravy bubbles all over. Cook and stir about 5 minutes longer. Serve roast cut in thin slices with gravy, or shred meat and mix with gravy to serve on buns.