Classic American Pot Roast

Classic American Pot Roast

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 5-6 hours


Season roast with kosher salt and pepper.

Heat a large pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Sear roast on all sides until well browned, then transfer to slow cooker.

In the same pan, briefly sauté minced garlic for 1-2 minutes, then deglaze with the red wine.

Reduce the red wine to ½ of original volume, then add to the slow cooker.

Add potatoes, onions, carrots and broth to slow cooker and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until tender.

In the last hour of cooking, whisk cornstarch into water in a small bowl. Add to slow cooker and stir to mix thoroughly.

When ready to serve, add fresh herbs and butter and stir to mix.

Portion the pot roast into serving bowls and garnish with additional minced herbs if desired. Enjoy!

Approximate nutritional values per serving:

Calories 320, Fat 13g, Sat. Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 1300mg, Total Carbohydrate 14g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g, Protein 30g

Nutritional values are based on data from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.