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Easy Pot Roast Recipe

Cooking flavorful, well-marbled chuck roast low and slow in a dutch oven yields melt-in-your-mouth tender and unbelievably flavorful pot roast! Easy pot roast recipe for the BEST one pot meal!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 395kcal
Author Shinee


  • 3- 3 ½ lbs chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 lb small red potatoes skin on, cut into large chucks
  • 4-6 medium carrots peeled and cut into chunks
  • 4-6 garlic cloves halved
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups 480ml beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  • Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  • Salt and pepper the roast on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Sear the meat for about 2 minutes on all sides until nicely browned. Transfer it onto a plate.
  • Add potatoes, carrots and garlic to the pot, stirring over medium heat.
  • Stir in flour and then tomato paste. Mix until the flour and tomato paste is evenly distributed.
  • Add stock and Worcestershire sauce. Deglaze the pan, scraping browned bits from bottom of the pot.
  • Add the roast in the middle of the pot, pushing the vegetables to the side around the roast. Cover and place it in oven.
  • Roast for 3 hours, or until completely tender.
  • To serve, slice the roast against the grain, or shred using 2 forks. Serve with vegetables and gravy on the side.


Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 42.8g | Fat: 14.8g | Cholesterol: 118.9mg | Sodium: 1444mg | Sugar: 3.7g