Chuck Roast Dutch Oven Recipe
For a simple, delicious dinner, nothing beats a hearty chuck roast. Whether you’re looking for a main dish for a family gathering or just a cozy meal for a weeknight dinner, a chuck roast is the perfect choice. And when cooked in a Dutch oven, this versatile cut of meat is transformed into a savory, flavorful supper.
This chuck roast Dutch oven recipe is easy to follow and yields a tender, juicy roast that’s sure to please. To start, you’ll need a 3-4 pound chuck roast, two tablespoons of vegetable oil, one teaspoon of salt, and one teaspoon of pepper. Heat the oil in the Dutch oven and season the roast with the salt and pepper. Then, place the roast in the heated Dutch oven and brown it on both sides.
Once browned, add one cup of beef broth and one cup of red wine to the pot. Cover the Dutch oven and reduce the heat to low. Simmer the roast for two and a half to three hours, or until the roast is fork-tender.
When the chuck roast is cooked, remove it from the Dutch oven and let it rest for 10 minutes. While the roast rests, make a delicious sauce for the meat. In the same Dutch oven, sauté one chopped onion in a tablespoon of butter. Once the onion is translucent, add one cup of beef broth and one cup of red wine. Simmer for 10 minutes and then add one tablespoon of tomato paste. Simmer for another 10 minutes before stirring in one tablespoon of chopped parsley and one teaspoon of Dijon mustard.
Serve the chuck roast with the sauce and your favorite sides. This delicious Dutch oven recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: What is a chuck roast?
Answer: A chuck roast is a cut of beef, typically from the shoulder of the cow, that is best cooked using slow-cooking methods such as braising or stewing. It is often used to make pot roast or other slow-cooked dishes.