Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Refrigerator Day Pot Roast Salad

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Salt and pepper

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard.

1/4 cup olive oil

Little bit of minced garlic

1 tablespoon rinsed capers, chopped

1/2 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Any leftover juices, degreased, from braised beef

1 or 1 1/2 cups cubed leftover pot roast

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion


2 tablespoons minced parsley

Tomato slices

Potato salad made with leftover boiled potatoes or cole slaw


  1. In the bottom of a mixing bowl whisk together the vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and Dijon mustard. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and whisk until emulsified. Add the garlic, capers, leftover juices and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Set meat in a nonreactive serving dish and scatter the onions over the top. Pour dressing over the top and marinate at room temperature for an hour or longer. Garnish with parsley and tomato slices. Serve with a potato salad or cole slaw.

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