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braised pot roast in a white braiser

Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Katerina | Diethood
Gently braised low and slow in a garlic, herb, mushroom, and wine sauce, this Dutch Oven Pot Roast is a comforting main course everyone will love. It’s easy to make, and dreamy to eat!
Servings : 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes


  • 3 to 4 pound chuck roast, cut into 4-inch pieces
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 yellow onions, peeled and quartered
  • 4 large carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 pound baby mushrooms, halved
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary


  • Preheat oven to 275˚F.
  • Using paper towels, pat dry the beef and generously season it with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large dutch oven, or a large braiser, set over medium-high heat.
  • Add beef to the heated oil and cook for 2 minutes per side, or until browned all around.
  • Remove beef from the pot and set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add onions and carrots to the pot; add more oil, if needed.
  • Cook the onions and carrots for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the mushrooms and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add wine and beef broth; stir to scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
  • Return beef to the pot; increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Add the fresh sprigs of thyme and rosemary.
  • Cover the pot with a lid.
  • Roast in the oven for about 3 ½ to 4 hours, or until roast is fall-apart tender.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Serve.


  • 7-quart Dutch Oven


Serving: 6 ounces | Calories: 407 kcal | Carbohydrates: 9 g | Protein: 36 g | Fat: 23 g | Saturated Fat: 9 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 117 mg | Sodium: 330 mg | Potassium: 1183 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 5137 IU | Vitamin C: 5 mg | Calcium: 62 mg | Iron: 4 mg | Net Carbs: 7 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef pot roast, Dutch oven pot roast, pot roast in oven