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Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner #SundaySupper

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Winter is all about weekend comfort foods that make the house smell great as they’re cooking away. This Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner with Potatoes & Carrots is a family favorite that doesn’t disappoint on flavor OR aroma!

Best Ever Oven Braised Pot Roast with Potatoes & Carrots | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

There is nothing quite like bringing the family around the #SundaySupper dinner table with something comforting and delicious. With only a few minutes of preparation, you can enjoy the wonderfully tempting aroma of this Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast for hours as it cooks in the oven with minimal ingredients. For me, that’s one of the best parts of an oven braised meal! The anticipation!!

The ingredients you’ll need to make this Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast are, one (3 pound) boneless chuck eye pot roast, light colored oil (I used grapeseed), salt, pepper, one onion, one green bell pepper, 2-3 bay leaves, one and a half cups red wine, one cup beef stock, one and a half pounds of small Yukon gold potatoes, and four to five medium/large carrots. *Please find the exact measurements along with the printable recipe card below.

Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner with Potatoes & Carrots | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Braising an inexpensive cut of meat like a chuck roast low and slow will turn your family’s #SundaySupper into a meal fit for royalty! Since this Oven Braised Pot Roast cooks in a low 300-degree oven for four to five hours (the longer, the better), the meat will be incredibly fork tender and will melt like butter in your mouth.

The anticipation of a family #SundaySupper begins with the preparation. Making Oven Braised Pot Roast couldn’t be easier. Let’s get cooking!

In a large Dutch oven, sear the roast on both sides in grapeseed oil over medium/high heat. Season both sides with salt and pepper. Remove the meat to a plate. In the drippings in the pan, add a chopped onion and bay leaves.

How to make the best ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Add a chopped bell pepper to the pot along with red wine and chicken or beef stock.

Add the seared beef back into the pot and cover. Place the Dutch oven in a preheated 300-degree oven for 3½ – 4 hours. Remove the pan from the oven.

Add 1½ pound of baby gold Yukon potatoes that have been halved and quartered, and 4 -5 peeled and roughly chopped carrots to the pot along with additional salt and pepper. Return the lid to the pot and place the Dutch oven back into the oven for an additional 60 minutes.

To serve, scoop the meat potatoes and carrots into a bowl and scoop the pot roast out onto a large serving platter, and spoon the beef juice over top. Put away the knife, and enjoy!!

Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner with Potatoes & Carrots | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

If you’re new to cooking and are wondering what exactly a Dutch oven is, it’s merely a large, heavy pot with a lid. You can find many forms of Dutch ovens in the marketplace, and some are quite expensive.

I received my Dutch oven as a gift from my eldest son for my birthday years ago. I love, love, love using it, and would challenge those much higher priced swanky French brand named pieces (I think you know the ones), to beat it. Below are a few affiliate links for Dutch ovens (featuring many different price ranges) for you to consider if you’re looking to add one to your kitchen arsenal of pots and pans. By clicking on the images below you’ll be taken directly to to view the items for your consideration.

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Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner #SundaySupper
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 15 mins
This Best Ever Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast Dinner with Potatoes & Carrots is a family favorite that doesn't disappoint on flavor OR aroma!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Servings: 6 servings
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
  • 1 - 3 pound boneless chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil or other light colored oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • cups red wine
  • 1 cup beef or chicken stock
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • pounds small Yukon gold potatoes halved or quartered
  • 4-5 medium/large carrots peeled and rough chopped into 2" pieces
  1. Preheat oven to 300-degrees.
  2. Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven over medium/high heat.
  3. Season the chuck roast with salt and pepper and sear it well on both sides.
  4. Remove the roast to a plate.
  5. Reduce the heat under the Dutch oven to medium-low.
  6. Add the onion, green pepper, bay leaves, wine and stock to the pan.
  7. Return the chuck roast to the pan. Cover the pan and place in a preheated oven for 3½ - 4 hours.
  8. Remove the pan from the oven and add the potatoes and carrots. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Place the lid back on the pot and return to the oven for an additional 60 minutes, or until the potatoes and carrots are fork tender.
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

Dutch oven
chefs knife
measuring cup
cutting board
slotted spoon

For a few of my other delicious suppers that will help gather your family around the #SundaySupper table, please click on the recipe titles for:

German Beef Rouladen

Lemon Oregano Spatchcock Chicken

Slow Cooker Brisket with Beer BBQ Sauce

I hope you’ve enjoyed this recipe for Dutch Oven Braised Pot Roast for #SundaySupper as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you. Should you have any questions regarding this recipe, or anything else you see on my site, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly or leave me a comment in the comment section below. It is always my distinct pleasure to get with to you with a reply just as soon as I possibly can.

Eating with the family gathered around the dinner table is one of my greatest joys. If it’s yours too, and you’re committed to carrying on the tradition for years to come, please head over to the #SundaySupper website and take the #SundaySupper pledge HERE, along with me.

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  1. This is such an awesome, comforting, but nutritious recipe. I love that you used the Dutch oven instead of a slow cooker too.

  2. I just love a good pot roast and your beef is cooked to perfection!!! Perfect for a Sunday supper!

  3. Mmmmmmm, pot roast is one of my family’s favorites!

  4. Classic comfort food and one of my family’s all-time favorite dishes! Looks like a perfect meal to me! I truly LOVE my Dutch oven too!

  5. You can never go wrong with a good pot roast. Looks so tender and perfect for a Sunday supper.

  6. Pot roast is such a great dish and so comforting!

  7. This is such a comfort food perfect for this cold weather.

  8. I’ll bet your kitchen smelled fantastic! That meat is fall apart tender!

  9. love this fall apart tender meat!

  10. eileenbakingsense

    This is the quintessential comfort food dinner! That meat looks so tender I can practically taste it from the photos.

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