Yankee Pot Roast Recipe

This simple pot roast recipe is easy to follow and always flavorful. For extra flavor, we recommend adding a cup of coffee while cooking!

Yankee Pot Roast Recipe

How To Make Yankee Pot Roast

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 3 hrs 35 mins
Total: 3 hrs 50 mins


  • 4 lb beef chuck roast
  • 10 oz beef broth
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary, crushed
  • 4 carrots, chopped lengthwise
  • 8 small white onions
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup flour


  1. Brown beef on both sides in a large heavy pan. Pour in beef broth. 

  2. Cover and cook over low heat for 2.5 hours.

  3. Add salt, pepper, rosemary, carrots and onions. Cook covered for 1 hour longer or until vegetables are done. 

  4. Transfer beef and vegetables to a serving dish and set aside.

  5. Blend water and flour. Stir the flour-water mixture slowly into pan juices. 

  6. Cook until gravy is thickened, stirring constantly. Season with additional salt and pepper.

  7. Pour the gravy over the beef and vegetables. Serve.


  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 61mg
  • Calories: 385kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 125mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 824mg
  • Protein: 37g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 331mg
  • Vitamin A: 4100IU
  • Vitamin C: 8mg
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