7-Bone Roast

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7-bone roast/steak
Beef Cuts
Type Chuck cut of beef

The 7-bone roast or 7-bone steak is from the chuck section of the steer or heifer and it includes a cross cut of the shoulder blade. The bone is shaped like a "7",[1] which gives the steak its name. The steak differs from the 7-Bone Roast only in thickness. 7-Bone steaks are cut 1/2- to 3/4-inch thick. This cut is also known as "center cut pot roast".

Like most of the chuck, the 7-Bone roast or "steak" is generally considered a rather tough cut of meat and is most suitable for a long cooking in liquid at a low heat such as braising.

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