Roast beef is a classic. This roast beef is prepared in the oven with potatoes, carrots and other spices for a family favorite meal.

Oven-braised beef roast is one of my family’s favorite meals and one of the simplest to prepare. It makes for a delicious dinner that you’ll hope doesn’t all get eaten so you have left-overs to use in sandwiches, stews, and soups. It makes for a perfect Sunday dinner that tastes like you’ve been slaving away all day in the kitchen when really, your Dutch oven does all of the work for you.

I like to include a few vegetables with my oven-braised beef roast for an incredibly flavorful one pot dinner. Simple preparation, simple hearty meal, and simple cleanup! I don’t know about you, but I can’t ask for much more than that!

Here’s how I make my it.

Oven-Braised Beef Roast

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Roast is classic. This roast beef is prepared in the oven with potatoes, carrots and other spices for a family favorite meal.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (2-pound) chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
  • 3 large carrots, scrubbed and sliced into 3″ slices
  • 3 stalks celery , scrubbed and sliced into 3″ slices
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 3 cups water


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Heat olive oil in Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Add chuck roast and brown on both sides of meat, about 3-5 minutes per side.
  • Reduce temperature to low and add all remaining ingredients.
  • Cover Dutch oven and place in 350 degree oven.
  • Cook for approximately 2 hours until meat is fork-tender.
  • Allow meat to rest about 3-5 minutes before serving.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5206IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Robyn xo

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