Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours

Dutch Oven Pot Roast is an awesome weekend meal that has comfort food written all over it.

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4.50 from 2 votes

Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Dutch Oven Pot Roast is an awesome weekend meal that has comfort food written all over it.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 hours
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dutch Oven Pot Roast
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 469kcal
Author: Ned Adams
Cost: $15


  • 5 quart cast iron Dutch oven


  • 3-5 lb beef roast chuck roast is my favorite cut for this
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • lbs red potatoes cubed in 1 inch pieces
  • 6 carrots cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 4 celery stalks diced
  • 1 yellow onion small; diced
  • 29 oz beef broth two 14.5 oz cans
  • ¼ tsp black pepper ground
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp thyme ground
  • ½ tsp rosemary dried


  • Heat extra virgin olive oil in a 5 quart Dutch oven.
  • Season all sides of the roast with salt and pepper. 
  • Sear roast until browned on all sides.
  • Layer potatoes, carrots, celery and onion in Dutch oven. 
  • Add beef broth around the edges of the Dutch oven.
  • Add Thyme and Rosemary to the top.
  • Cover and bake at 200°F for 8 hours. 


Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 1437mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 7684IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 5mg

Dutch Oven Daddy is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is only an estimate. We recommend running the ingredients through an online nutritional calculator if you need to verify any information.

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4 replies
  1. Lucas King
    Lucas King says:

    4 stars
    Amazing recipe and easy. Set it and forget it. I sometimes do it on the grill with the lid off for a while to get a little smoke in it.


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