The Best Pot Roast Recipe Ever

The Best Pot Roast Recipe Ever | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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When it comes to pot roast, we always go for Smokin’ & Grillin with AB‘s recipe. It’s tender, easy to make, and flavorful – truly the best pot recipe you’ll ever have. The meat is seared, then cooked slowly with veggies and herbs in a delicious beef broth until it falls apart. It is one of the classic holiday dishes that will always be on the dinner table every year.


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If you are wondering what cut of beef you need to buy, use chuck roast. It will make your roast tender and juicy. Pot roast pairs well with mashed potato, asparagus, green beans, mac and cheese, salad, candied carrots, sweet potatoes, or Brussels sprouts. For bread, you can serve it with bread rolls, homemade biscuits, or garlic bread. Try this recipe at home, and it will definitely be a hit.

Easy Pot Roast Ingredients

  • 5 lbs of roast (boneless chuck roast, chuck shoulder)
  • 5 to 6 potatoes (cut into the same small sizes)
  • 3 large onions (quartered)
  • 2 to 3 carrots (cut into small chunks)
  • fresh thyme
  • butter
  • 3 to 4 cups of beef broth or stock
  • 1 tablespoon of roasted beef better than bouillon
  • salt and pepper
  • all-purpose seasoning
  • celery (cut into large pieces)
  • olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons of cold water


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How to Make Pot Roast At Home

Step 1:

Add all the cut vegetables in a bowl. Add a little bit of olive oil and mix to coat. Sprinkle all-purpose seasoning and toss everything.

Step 2:

Place a skillet over heat. While waiting for it to get hot, season the roast with salt, pepper, and all-purpose seasoning on all sides. Once the skillet is hot, add a little bit of oil and place the seasoned roast. Leave it until it gets browned on the bottom. Flip and cook the other side. Next, brown the sides.

Easy Pot Roast Ingredients
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Step 3:

Add the roast in a large pot, followed by the seasoned vegetables.

Step 4:

Place a sauce pot over heat. Add the beef broth and let it come to a boil. Once boiling, add the roasted beef better than bouillon. Mix well.

Step 5:

Pour the beef broth mixture into the pot then add the vegetables along with thyme and rosemary. Put some of the veggies on the bottom. Place the lid and put in a 275F preheated oven and cook for about 4.5 to 5 hours.

How to Make Pot Roast At Home
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Step 6:

Take the roast and place on a skillet, followed by the vegetables. Place a strainer over a bowl, and remove all the remaining vegetables from the broth. Put back the broth to a pot.

Step 7:

Let the broth come to a simmer. Combine 3 tablespoons of cornstarch with 3 tablespoons of cold water. Add to the simmering broth. Mix until it’s a little bit thick. Pour over to your pot roast.


The Best Pot Roast Recipe Ever

Best Pot Roast Recipe

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