Pot roast with veggies is classic comfort food that achieves maximum flavor without the need for a lot of salt and other seasonings. It's easy to fall into a high-sodium trap when cooking roasts by using soup mixes or bouillon cubes that are loaded with salt, but supermarkets these days offer several brands of low- and no-sodium stock and broth that will flavor your dish just as well. And the real key to developing this dish's signature richness is through its long, gentle cooking that naturally brings out the flavors of the food. This meal tastes even better the next day -- if it doesn't get gobbled up all at once, that is.
- Cleveland Clinic. "Eat Right: Low-Sodium Diet Guidelines." (Jan. 13, 2012) http://my.clevelandclinic.org/healthy_living/nutrition/hic_low-sodium_diet_guidelines.aspx
- Gubler, Fritz and David Glynn. "A Guide to Salt Varieties." Veg Kitchen. (Jan. 13, 2012) http://www.vegkitchen.com/tips/natural-foods-guides/a-guide-to-salt-varieties/
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