Beef Roast Pot
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Move over pot roast, there’s a new sheriff in town – and its name is beef roast pot!
This easy recipe is perfect for a lazy Sunday dinner, and it only takes about 10 minutes to prep.
Plus, the beef roast pot tastes delicious whether you eat it hot or cold, so it’s great for meal prepping too.
Give this simple dish a try today!
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Why do I love Beef Roast Pot?
Well, there are a few reasons. First of all, it’s super easy to make. You just throw all of the ingredients into a pot and let it cook – no fuss, no muss.
Plus, it’s a great dish for meal prepping. I like to make a big batch on Sunday and then eat it throughout the week. It’s always just as delicious, if not more so, on day five as it was on day one.
But the best reason to love beef roast pot is that it tastes amazing. The beef chuck roast is so tender and flavorful, and the vegetables add the perfect amount of sweetness and crunch.
What Is Pot Roast?
A pot roast is a comforting dish made with beef that has been seared to lock in flavor and moisture. Then it’s slow-cooked in a roasting pan. It’s typically cooked with potatoes, carrots, and onions.
The Best Cut Of Beef For Pot Roast Is Chuck Roast
When making a pot roast, you should use a beef chuck roast. It’s got the perfect amount of fat marbling, so it will be left juicy and incredibly tender.
How To Serve Pot Roast
Serve pot roast hot with some hot bread and a salad for a complete meal.
How Much Liquid Do You Need?
For this recipe, you’ll need 1 cup of cooking wine as well as 2 cups of beef broth. The only other liquid you will need is Worcestershire.
- Beef roast
- Olive oil
- Minced garlic
- Red cooking wine
- Beef broth
- Worcestershire sauce
- Large onions
- Baby carrots
- Red potatoes
How To Make Beef Roast Pot:
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat on the stove.
Step 3. Season the roast with the salt and pepper, and sear on all sides in the heated skillet.
Step 4. Place the roast in the center of a large baking or roasting dish.
Step 5. Surround the roast with the vegetables.
Step 6. In the same skillet over medium heat, add the garlic to the remaining oil.
Step 7. Saute for 30 seconds.
Step 8. Whisk in the wine.
Then, add the beef broth.
Lastly, add the worcestershire sauce. Stir to combine and bring to a light boil.
Step 9. Pour the sauce mixture over the roast and vegetables in the dish, and bake for 3 hours.
If using a roasting dish, place the lid on top, if using a baking dish, seal it tightly closed with aluminum foil.
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Beef Roast Pot
- 3-4 lb. Beef roast
- 2 tsp. Salt
- 1 tsp. Pepper
- 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
- 6 tsp. Minced garlic
- 1 C. Red cooking wine
- 2 C. Beef broth
- ¼ C. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 lb. Baby carrots
- 1 lb. Red potatoes , cut into large pieces
- 2 Onions , large, cut into wedges
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- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat on the stove.
- Season the roast with the salt and pepper, and sear on all sides in the heated skillet.
- Place the roast in the center of a large baking or roasting dish.
- Surround the roast with the vegetables.
- In the same skillet over medium heat, add the garlic to the remaining oil.
- Saute for 30 seconds.
- Whisk in the wine, beef broth and worcestershire sauce. Stir to combine and bring to a light boil.
- Pour the sauce mixture over the roast and vegetables in the dish, and bake for 3 hours. If using a roasting dish, place the lid on top, if using a baking dish, seal it tightly closed with aluminum foil.
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Beef Roast Pot Tips
Here are a few tips to help you make the perfect beef roast pot:
- Choose the right beef chuck roast. You want a cut that is well-marbled and has a good amount of fat. This will ensure that the beef is both tender and flavorful.
- Season the beef generously with salt and pepper before cooking. This will help to lock in the flavor.
- Cook the beef on low heat until it is nice and tender. This usually takes about 3 hours, but it may take longer depending on the size of your roast.
- Let the beef rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing it. This will allow the juices to redistribute, making for a juicier and more flavorful roast.
- Serve the beef roast pot with your favorite sides. I like to pair it with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli, but you can really use any side dish that you like.
Beef Roast Pot Variations
If you’re looking for a way to change up this beef roast pot recipe, there are a few things that you can do.
- First, try using a different type of beef chuck roast. You can experiment with different cuts of beef until you find one that you like best.
- Second, try adding some different vegetables to the pot. I really like the sweetness that carrots add to the dish, but you could also try parsnips, turnips, or even sweet potatoes.
- Finally, if you want a little bit more of a flavor punch, try adding some aromatics to the pot. garlic, onions, and celery all work well. Just make sure not to add too much, as you don’t want to overpower the beef flavor.
Can I Make This Pot Roast Other Ways?
- Instant Pot: One easy method is to make the pot roast in the Instant Pot. Sear the meat and make the sauce in the Instant Pot using the saute function. Cook on high manual for 70 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of natural release, then quick release.
- Slow Cooker: Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
Storage And Reheating Instructions:
Store the cooled pot roast in a food container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Reheat in a baking dish is the oven at 325 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until hot. For best results, add some beef broth before warming so it stays moist and doesn’t dry out.
What Temperature Should A Chuck Roast Be Cooked To?
In order to keep the chuck roast super tender, you’ll want to cook it to 190 degrees – 195 degrees F. Cooking it less will lead to a tough pot roast.
Does Chuck Roast Get Tender The Longer You Cook It?
Yes! The longer it cooks, the more tender it will be. Now keep in mind, you can overcook the pot roast as well and that will lead to boring, dried out and flavorless meat. Instead, keep a watch on the internal temperature using a meat thermometer.
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Cheesy Beef Goulash – Perfect for busy weeknights.
Beef Tips with Egg Noodles – Delicious and super simple to make!