Our Best Pot Roast Recipes

From Cajun-spiced pot roast to savory slow-cooker stew, our greatest hits will make dinner tonight a success. Complete the meal with our recommended side dishes and desserts.


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Classic Pot Roast

    This exceptional pot roast recipe from chef Scott Peacock features tender, melt-in-your-mouth beef and caramelized onions.

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Cappuccino Pot Roast

    Sandra Lee gives pot roast a holiday-worthy twist with a sprinkling of gremolata, a bright and flavorful combination of lemon peel, parsley, and garlic. Cappuccino cups are a clever alternative to bowls.

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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast Stew

    A blend of crushed red pepper, tomato paste, red wine, cinnamon, and rosemary flavors this beautiful squash-and-pot-roast stew.

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Picante Pot Roast

    For a quick and easy weeknight dinner, try this spicy crowd-pleaser -- it's ready and on the table in just 20 minutes.

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Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

    Cajun spices and hot pepper sauce add a fiery kick to this beef roast smothered in sweet peppers and onions.

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Company Pot Roast

    This hearty dish combines beef roast with apples, plums, carrots, and onion. A simple mixture of garlic, sage, salt, and black pepper flavors the meat.

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Mushroom-Sauced Pot Roast

    This seven-ingredient dish is quick and easy to prep before work, and it can simmer for up to 12 hours in your slow-cooker. Creamy canned mushroom soup makes a simple gravy.

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Easy Pot Roast

    This delicious dinner will be ready and on the table in just 25 minutes. Fresh peaches and plums make a delightfully sweet topper.

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Garden Pot Roast

    Bake this pot roast with a medley of fresh veggies from your garden; we love carrots, squash, and parsnips.

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Mediterranean Pot Roast

    For an exotic twist on this family favorite, cook herb-rubbed roast with olive oil, crushed tomatoes, olives, and lemon peel.

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Maple Harvest Pot Roast

    The secret behind this pot roast's rich flavor: A gravy of Marsala wine, basil, garlic, and plum preserves.

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Garlic Wine Pot Roast

    This savory dish, served with frozen green beans and carrots, is ideal for last-minute dinner parties. It takes just 15 minutes of prep work -- and cooks up in two hours as you get ready.

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Skillet Pot Roast with Mushrooms & Cherries

    Frozen cherries are a simple way to add a fresh twist to classic pot roast. This recipe will be ready and on the table in just 30 minutes.

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French Pot Roast

    Prep this delicious dish in the morning before work -- it can simmer for up to 12 hours in your slow cooker, making it the ideal weeknight dinner.

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Budget Pot Roast

    This down-home favorite is served with new potatoes and fresh carrots. Leftovers make a delicious lunch.

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Sunday Oven Pot Roast

    Beat the end-of-weekend blues with this sumptuous supper. A colorful medley of sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsnips makes a healthy side.

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Pantry Pot Roast

    Anyone can whip up this simple pot roast -- it requires just six ingredients, which simmer for four hours in your slow cooker.

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