Red Pot Roast

Red Pot Roast


"Wonderful pot roast with potatoes, onions, and carrots. This was passed down from my grandmother."


2 h 30 m servings 651 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 651 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 29.3 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 35.2 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 1077 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place the roast in a roasting pan. Cover with the 2 cups water, ketchup, chili powder, sugar, and salt. Cook 1 hour in the preheated oven.
  3. Place the potatoes, onion, and carrots in the roasting pan with the roast and liquid. Continue cooking 1 hour, or until the vegetables are tender and the internal temperature of the meat has reached a minimum of 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
  4. Remove the roast and vegetables from the pan, and drain the remaining liquid into a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the flour and water. Stir into the remaining roast liquid to make gravy.
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  1. 37 Ratings


Because of the comments on not enough liquid and sauce, I placed my roast in the pan, covered it in the sauce prepared from the recipe, then covered the pan tightly with foil and baked as direct...

I didn't really care for this recipe. It was edible, but not very tasty at all. When I turned the roast after the first hour, I had to add more sauce because it dried up in the pan. I'm sure ...

To make it no fuss spike the roast with garlic. add 1/4 cup of red wine to liquid mix. brown roast. Put in slow cooker,that way you dont have to worry about enough liquid the slow cooker takes c...

My experience with this was ok. The problems that I encountered were. There was not enough sauce, the veggies were still raw when I was done cooking and the meat was very tough. What I did to im...

Very easy to make, meat was very moist and tender. Highly recommend for the family sunday dinner meal

I thought this was excellent, much more flavor than a traditional pot roast. I followed the recipe but baked in the crockpot. Tender, Flavorful, Fantastic!

first of all, i cooked the meat by temperature and not time. i think that is key! instead of chuck roast, i used eye of round roast. instead of traditional ketchup i had used ketchup from costa ...

OH HEAVENS!This is good. Taking advice of other reviewers I added one cup wine and 1/2 cup water extra and used a big roast. (I had to resist garlic,and onions) Glad I did, it is a fabulous tast...

Wonderful roast recipe. This is far better than the average pot roast. Off the charts good! The carrots and potatoes were also great and soaked up lots of flavor from the gravy. I made this in ...