One-pot meals make life easier while camping and this beef pot roast is a great choice. Containing meat and vegetables it is both enjoyable to eat and provides the nutrients for active outdoor activities.
Pot roasts get a bad name however this comes from simply placing a roasting joint in a pot with water. Rich flavors can be achieved by searing the meat first, using a beef broth, and adding onions.
The recipe suggests using a chuck roast however any large cut of meat can be sued. If using something like a brisket which has a longer cook time then the vegetables may want to be added part way through the cooking process so they don’t become mushy.
Beef Pot Roast Recipe
Beef Pot Roast
- 1 small onion
- 3 potatoes
- 3 carrots
- 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 cups beef broth
- 14 inch Dutch oven
- In a bowl combine the beef rub, all-purpose rub, and black pepper.
- Sprinkle the rub on all sides of the chuck roast then let rest for 45 minutes
- Sear all sides of the chuck roast until a dark brown and a crust is formed.
Beef Pot Roast
- Cut the onion, potato, and carrots into equal-sized pieces.
- Place the seared beef in the Dutch oven and then surround it with the cut vegetables. Add the garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce, and beef broth.
- Heat the Dutch oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C) and cook until the meat is fork tender; about 2 ½ hours.
Dutch Oven One Pot Meals
Dutch Oven Main Dish