Home-Style Beef Pot Roast

Prep Time:
25 minutes
Cook Time:
2 1/4 - 2 1/2 hours
6 - 8 servings

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2 to 2 1/2poundsbeef chuck shoulder roast,

*salt and ground black pepper,


1large onion,

6large cloves garlic,

2tablespoonsolive oil,

2teaspoonsdried basil leaves,

114.5 ounce canbeef broth,

114.5 ounce candiced tomatoes,

1/2cupdry red wine,

2poundsred potatoes,

3medium carrots,


1Season roast generously with salt and pepper; dredge in flour. Chop onion and garlic.

2Heat oil in a 6-quart pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sear roast 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from pot and set aside.

3Sautèacute; onion, garlic and basil 3 minutes. Pour in broth, tomatoes with juice and wine. Stir to loosen any brown bits from bottom of pot. Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

4Return roast to pot; spoon sauce over roast. Cover pot with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 45 minutes. Turn roast, cover and simmer 45 minutes longer.

5Cut potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Slice carrots into 1/2-inch x 2-inch long strips.

6Turn roast again, then arrange vegetables around roast. Cover and cook 30 to 60 minutes longer or until roast and vegetables are tender. Remove pot roast to a cutting surface. Cover with foil to keep warm. Carve into thin slices right before serving.

7Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon. Season gravy (juices in pot) with salt and pepper to taste. Serve roast with vegetables and gravy.

Nutritional Information

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