Stove Top Pot Roast Recipe

Stove Top Pot Roast Recipe

How To Make Stove Top Pot Roast

Enjoy tender, juicy, and melt-in-your-mouth bites in this stove top pot roast, made with carrots, turnips, and potatoes, for the perfect family night dish.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours 15 minutes
Total: 3 hours 30 minutes



  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 3lbsbeef chuck roast
  • 1red onion,chopped
  • 4clovesgarlic,crushed
  • 4celery stalks,chopped
  • 1tbspdried basil
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 6red potatoes,medium, quartered
  • 6turnips,peeled and cut into chunks
  • 6carrots,peeled and cut into chunks


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Place the roast in the pot, and quickly brown on all sides.

  2. Fill the pot with enough water to cover the roast. Add the onion, garlic, celery, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 hours and 15 minutes, adding water if needed to keep the roast covered.

  3. Add potatoes and turnips; simmer for an additional 15 minutes. Add carrots; simmer for 30 minutes, or until roast can be pulled apart with a fork. Taste, and adjust salt and pepper if needed before serving.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 593.71kcal
  • Fat: 17.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.30g
  • Trans Fat: 0.60g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.45g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.36g
  • Fiber: 9.46g
  • Sugar: 11.76g
  • Protein: 55.10g
  • Cholesterol: 145.15mg
  • Sodium: 1641.69mg
  • Calcium: 143.88mg
  • Potassium: 2591.70mg
  • Iron: 9.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 522.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 52.14mg
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