Get warm and cozy with this Pot Roast with Gravy recipe that is very comforting and delicious. The Pot Roast is made in a Dutch Oven along with carrots, onions, celery, and potatoes. Top the pot roast recipe with simple homemade beef gravy for pot roast.
Homemade Pot Roast is a recipe that has taken me a year to get right. It’s not that I couldn’t make it, it’s just I couldn’t get the flavors completely right. There were times where I made it and it would come out dry; then there were times I would make pot roast it would come out with no flavor. I couldn’t get it right.
Finally, I figured out that I make delicious pot roast in the oven with a ton of seasonings and natural flavors. I also chose to use the method where I would sear the chuck roast on both sides with flour to help make a thick gravy on its own. That is the method that I said,
“Nicole, this is how you will make your pot roast”.
I am not against making pot roast in the crockpot or instant pot. In fact, you could probably take this recipe and make it in the instant pot if you want to.
How to make Pot Roast in the Dutch Oven
I know there may seem like there are a lot of ingredients and steps in this recipe, but I assure you it is quite simple. You basically sear the chuck roast on both sides with a little flour. Why with four? Because as the chuck roast cooks, the flour will thicken the liquid that renders from the roast and make a sauce.
You are going to cook the pot roast low and slow for about 4 hours. After that, you’ll shred the roast to mix in with the other vegetables and add the pot roast gravy made from the juice of the pot roast.
How to make gravy for pot roast
There are many ways to make gravy. In fact, I have an official Homemade Turkey Gravy recipe on my blog that you may want to consider. But for this gravy recipe, all you are going to do is add a little flour, butter, beef stock, and juices from the pot roast and you have gravy. No need to put that much effort into a gravy for this recipe. You just want something simple enough to add extra moisture and flavor to what’s already there!
Overall, this Pot Roast with Gravy recipe is the perfect comfort food dish. Serve over delicious mashed potatoes, rice, or eat as-is for a complete meal.Print