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Pot Roast with Root Vegetables

This Pot Roast with Root Vegetables is braised until tender in a flavorful sauce with red wine and rosemary. Lots of root vegetables turn it into a full meal and add an earthy sweetness.

Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pot roast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 661kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 (3 to 4-pound) beef chuck roast, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 6 shallots, peeled and cut in half
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 golden beets, peeled and quartered
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook bacon in a large Dutch oven until crispy.
    While bacon cooks, combine spices in a small bowl.
  • Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of bacon grease.
    Sprinkle the spices all over the beef.
  • Place the Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown the beef on all sides in the bacon grease.
    Remove the beef to a plate.
  • Add red wine to the Dutch oven and cook until reduced by half. Be sure to scrape up any browned bits on the bottom.
  • Add beef broth and the cooked bacon. Place beef back in the Dutch oven.
  • Add the rosemary, onion, shallots, garlic, and bay leaves sprinkling them on top of and around beef. Place a lid on the Dutch oven and place in the oven for 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven, flip beef over, cover and return to oven for another hour.
  • Remove from oven. Lift beef up and place beets, carrots, and turnips underneath the beef. Cover and return to oven for another 45 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 661kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 1393mg | Potassium: 1492mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 5467IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 6mg