Beef Chuck Roast in the Oven

November 24, 2023 • 0 comments

Beef Chuck Roast in the Oven
This Chuck Roast in the Oven Recipe is a delightful choice for a family dinner or a special occasion. With just 15 minutes of prep time, this one-pot dish cooks low and slow in the oven, resulting in a tender and succulent roast. Complete with carrots and potatoes; this meal is sure to become a family favourite that you'll want to recreate time and time again.
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  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • (4 pounds) Beef Chuck Roast
  • (2 tbsp) Unsalted Butter
  • (1 tbsp) Vegetable Oil
  • (1) Large Yellow Onion (Peeled and cut into large wedges)
  • (6) Whole Carrots
  • (4) Potatoes (cut into large peices)
  • (2) Stalks Celery (cut into large pieces)
  • (2 sprigs) Fresh Rosemary (or 2 tsp dried rosemary)
  • (2 cloves) Garlic (peeled) (or 1 tbsp of garlic powder)
  • (2) Bay Leaves
  • (6 oz) Tomato Paste (or tomato sauce, your preference)
  • (1 cup) Red Wine
  • (2 cups) Beef Stock
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Season the beef on all sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the butter and vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once hot and the butter is melted, add the seasoned beef and sear until golden brown on all sides. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  3. Toss the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, potatoes, and rosemary in the pan. Allow cooking, stirring occasionally, until browned.
  4. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Deglaze the pan with the red wine, scraping up the brown bits from the bottom, and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Place the seared beef back in the pan top with the beef stock, and add bay leaves.
  7. Cover and transfer to the preheated oven. Cook until the beef is tender and shreds easily, about 4 hours.
  8. Season with more salt and pepper if needed. Remove the bay leaves before serving. Serve hot with desired sides.

Flavourful and Delicious Meal the Whole Family Will Love

    This oven-baked beef chuck roast recipe is a delightful and comforting meal you can always count on. With simple yet flavourful ingredients such as aromatic herbs, savoury spices, and a touch of tangy Worcestershire sauce, this dish promises to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.

    The quick preparation involves marinating the beef chuck roast overnight, allowing the flavours to penetrate the meat and create a mouthwatering tenderness. As the roast slowly cooks in the oven throughout the day, the enticing aroma fills your home, creating an atmosphere of anticipation and warmth.

    When it's finally time to serve, the succulent beef chuck roast is tender and juicy, falling apart with each forkful. The rich pan drippings can be transformed into a luscious gravy that enhances the flavours. Paired with creamy mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables, this dish becomes a satisfying meal that nourishes and indulges.

    This oven-baked beef chuck roast recipe is a time-saver and an opportunity to create a remarkable dining experience for your loved ones, even on the busiest days. So, gather around the table, savour each bite, and create cherished memories with this exceptional dish that brings comfort and joy to your family.

    Notes

    Beef Chuck Roast Internal Temp

    When it's ready, the chuck roast will read about 190 to 200 degrees Fahrenheit on a meat thermometer. However, rather than checking the internal temp of the chuck roast in the oven, check for its tenderness according to whether it's fork-tender. If you can shred it easily with a fork, it's done.

    Chuck Roast Tips

    To make a thicker gravy:

    1. Combine two tablespoons flour with two tablespoons cold water until smooth.
    2. Remove beef and vegetables from the Dutch Oven and set them aside to rest.
    3. Bring the broth in the Dutch Oven to a boil, and whisk in the flour mixture a little bit at a time until thick.
    4. Season with salt and pepper to taste if desired.

    How Long to Cook a Chuck Roast

    Follow this easy guide to roasting chuck roast according to the size of your cut of beef.

    • Cook a 3-pound roast for 3-3.5 hrs
    • Cook a 4-pound roast for 3.5-4 hrs
    • Cook a 5-pound roast for 4.5-5 hrs

    Original recipe by BestBeefRecipes

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