Simple Beef Pot Roast


This pot roast recipe and technique could not be easier. In this video, you’ll learn how to make a simple beef pot roast. This is an easy pot roast re... See morecipe made with aromatic vegetables that break down and combine with meat juices to make their own sauce! Just brown the chuck roast and put it in a pot with some sautéed veggies, then find something fun to do until its ready! (This video also features some of Chef John’s impressive stick-figure drawings.) Check out Chef John’s recipe for Simple Beef Pot Roast. You'll see, there’s no complicated gravy recipe here—the sauce is formed by the natural juices from the meat and veggies combined with just a bit of butter. See more Chef John videos >>

Share It

The Chatter


Apr 8, 2014 8:15 AM

Love this site already! I am new to this site and can tell I am going to use these recipes all the time. I'm beginning to feel like a real cook. Family loves it, thanks Chef John


Dec 18, 2013 3:11 PM

Oh....and by the way, I added a few mushrooms and a splash of red wine....


Dec 18, 2013 3:09 PM

I couldn't believe how delicious this Potroast was. The horseradish mashed potatoes made this meal....I am serving it for Christmas!'s that good! Thanks Chef John! You're my hero!

You'll Also Like

Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast Plays415,759

Slow Cooker Beef Pot…

Slow Cooker Red Curry Beef Pot Roast Plays22,765

Slow Cooker Red Curr…

Beef Pot Roast Plays39,048

Beef Pot Roast

How to Make Roast Beef Tenderloin Plays101,146

How to Make Roast Be…

Beef Pot Pie III Plays15,852

Beef Pot Pie III

Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast Plays373,476

Awesome Slow Cooker …

Oven Pot Roast Plays60,654

Oven Pot Roast

Peppercorn Roast Beef Plays2,172

Peppercorn Roast Bee…



    previous video:

    Peppercorn Roast Beef



    next video:

    Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast