Oven Pot Roast

Oven Pot Roast


"This is so easy and tastes great. It makes wonderful gravy while it's cooking."


3 h 15 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.3 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 27.2 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and black pepper to taste. Dredge the rump roast in the flour and cover evenly. Shake off excess.
  3. In a large pot over medium/high heat, melt the butter and brown the roast on all sides. Place in a 4 quart casserole dish with lid.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the soup mix, mushroom soup, and vermouth or white wine; pour over roast.
  5. Cover and bake in preheated oven for 3 hours or until desired doneness.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 768 Ratings


This is "THE BEST" pot roast recipe on this site. I would give this 10+ stars, just for the smell alone while it was cooking. I mean I swear...the dog kept walking around with his nose in the ai...

Easy. Delicious. Satisfying. After browning the meat in a Dutch oven (used this from browning and roasting) I deglazed the pan with 1/2 cup white wine. (The same wine I used instead of Vermouth....

I got the thumbs up from the friends about the pot roast! I couldn't give it a 5 because I changed some stuff in it... but it's definitely 5-star quality. I used onion gravy mix instead of onio...

Incredible pot roast. I have made this twice so far, as a matter of fact I have a roast made with this recipe in the oven as I type this. I seasoned my flour with a teaspoon on garlic powder, a ...

It was delicious and easy! I did make a few modifications based on other's input. Once the meat was browned, I rubbed minced garlic all over. And, since I'm not a fan of cream of mushroom sou...

This is the best tasting pot roast I ever had! So moist and juicy cooked in a rich gravy sauce. I also added one can of french onion soup mix and used a dry white wine instead of dry vermouth...

Best pot roast recipe I ever ate! I made it with a very lean roast, a top round roast, and it was delicious! Thanks for the recipe. I also made it in a crockpot instead of the oven before work,...

Great recipe. I increased the vermouth to 1 cup, added a soup can of water and increased the heat to 350 adding carrots, potatos and fresh green beans the last hour. You can use chuck roast an...

I've never had much success with making roasts. They always end up tough and hard to cut. This recipe was so easy, and everyone in the house LOVED it and raved over it. Out of 5 people, there ar...