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How To Cook A Pot Roast In The Oven

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Pot Roast In The Oven.


– 2-3 lb. boneless chuck roast
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon black pepper
– 2 tablespoons minced garlic
– 1 cup beef broth
– 1 cup red wine (optional)
– 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
– 1 teaspoon dried thyme
– 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
– 2 stalks celery, chopped
– 2 onions, peeled and chopped
– 2 bay leaves


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof pot over medium-high heat.
3. Sprinkle the roast with salt and pepper and add to the pot.
4. Brown the roast on all sides, about 3 minutes per side.
5. Add the minced garlic, beef broth, red wine (if using), Worcestershire sauce, and thyme and stir to combine.
6. Add the carrots, celery, onions, and bay leaves to the pot, stirring to combine.
7. Place the lid on the pot and transfer to the preheated oven.
8. Cook for 2-3 hours, or until the roast is fork-tender.
9. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


– You can substitute beef broth with chicken or vegetable broth if desired.
– You can also add potatoes, mushrooms, and other vegetables to the pot for an even heartier meal.
– If you don’t have an ovenproof pot, you can transfer the roast to an oven-safe baking dish before transferring to the oven.

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