The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

Menu

MrFood.com
Free Offer
Ground Beef Recipes: 25 Quick & Easy Recipes for Ground Beef

If you are running out of tasty dinner ideas for the family, pick up some ground beef and get cooking! Check out more recipes from this FREE eCookbook

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Grandma Lois' Pot Roast

(0 Votes)
Updated May 18, 2018
Grandma Lois Pot Roast
SERVES
6
COOK TIME
1 Hr 45 Min

This easy pot roast recipe was shared with us by a grandma who loves ballroom dancing! Whenever she made this comforting meal for dinner, the whole family would rush to the table. Plus, Grandma Lois' Pot Roast is made in one pot, so you know it's going to be easy. That leaves a lot more time for dancing! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (2-1/2- to 3-pound) boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 3/4 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 4 large carrots, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 5 potatoes, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

What to Do

  1. In a Dutch oven over high heat, heat oil until hot. Evenly sprinkle roast with salt and pepper on both sides. Place in pot and sprinkle onion around roast.
  2. Cook roast 5 to 6 minutes, or until browned on both sides. Add garlic, broth, and 1 cup water to pot; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 1 hour. Add carrots and potatoes, cover, and continue cooking 30 to 40 minutes, or until meat and vegetables are tender. Remove meat and vegetables to a platter; cover to keep warm.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk remaining 1/4 cup water and the flour. Slowly stir flour mixture into pan juices and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, or until thickened. Slice roast across grain and serve with vegetables and gravy.

Notes

  • Looking for more one-pot recipes? There's something to satisfy everyones tastes in these Quick and Easy One Pot Meals!
  • Whether you've just said "I do," or you're celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary, our Newlyweds' Pot Roast recipe is the perfect dinner for hubby!
  • Feeling a bit nostalgiac? This Old-Fashioned Pot Roast recipe is sure to bring back childhood memories!
  • Fun Fact!
    • Pot roast is actually called Yankee pot roast when vegetables are added to the pot partway through the cooking process. Maybe it should be the official dish of Yankee Stadium!

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Ratings & Comments

My Rating:  

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

About Mr. Food Advertise on MrFood.com FAQ Contact Us Privacy Policy Press Room Terms of Service Keyword Index Find Us on TV Today's Recipe Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS

---- 1 ----