Doing Roast Beef With Coffee Gravy the Right Way

|YIELD 8 Servings| PREP 20 min  |TOTAL 2Hr 20 min|


  • 3 pounds of Chuck roast

  • 1 tablespoon of Vegetable Oil

  • 2 Onions (thinly-sliced)

  • 2 cups of Beef broth

  • 2 cups of Coffee

  • 1 tablespoon of Balsamic Vinager

  • 2 Bay Leaves

  • 2 Fresh thyme

  • 1/4 teaspoon of Salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon of Ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon of All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 tablespoon of Water


  1. Season the beef with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan

  3. Add the beef and brown on all sides and set aside.

  4. Add the onion to the pan and saute until tender, about 3-5 minutes

  5.  Add the beef stock and deglaze the pan

  6.  Add the beef back to the pan along with the coffee, balsamic vinegar, bay leaves and thyme and bring to a simmer.

  7. Cover and transfer to a preheated 325F over and bake until fork tender, about 3-5 hours.

  8.  Set the beef aside, cover and let cool

  9. Strain the solids from the gravy and skim off the fat.

  10. Add the flour and water mixture and simmer until it thickens, a few minutes

  11. Season the gravy


Reduce coffee down before adding gravy