Tomato-Herb Pot Roast

Tomato-Herb Pot Roast
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins


  • 3 - 3 ½ pound boneless beef chuck pot roast

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • ½ cup dry red wine or beef broth

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • ¼ cup pitted, quartered Kalamata olives

  • 2 anchovy fillets, patted dry and finely chopped

  • 2 15-16 ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

  • Cracked black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon finely shredded Parmesan cheese

  • Snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Trim fat from meat. Season meat with salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. In a 6-quart Dutch oven brown roast on all sides in 1 tablespoon hot oil over medium-high heat. Transfer to a plate.

  2. Add onion and three cloves garlic to Dutch oven. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, wine, the 1/4 cup parsley, olives, and anchovy fillets. Return roast to Dutch oven. Bring to boiling. Bake, covered, for 2 1/2 hours or until meat is tender.

  3. Transfer meat to a platter; cover to keep warm. Bring liquid in Dutch oven to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

  4. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the remaining one clove garlic. Cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add beans; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.

  5. Transfer beans to platter with beef. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper, Parmesan cheese, and additional parsley. Serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

389 Calories
12g Fat
20g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 389
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 899mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 9.3mg 47%
Calcium 125mg 10%
Iron 5.3mg 29%
Potassium 845mg 18%
Folate, total 36.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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