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red wine pot roast

Red Wine Pot Roast

Red Wine Pot Roast just melts in your mouth! The beef is braised for hours in a savory red wine sauce for tender, flavorful shreds with a slight crisp. This is a no-frills dish that’s ideal for any occasion.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Red Wine Pot Roast
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 617kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4-5 pound beef chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 yellow onion finely diced
  • 1 yellow onion quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cloves garlic whole
  • 2 cups carrots cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups red wine
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 bay leaves


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Season the chuck roast with salt and pepper.
  • Place a large dutch oven over medium heat and add the canola oil, once hot, add the meat and brown it on all sides, 3-4 minutes on each side, then set it aside. Should be nicelyl browned!!
  • Add the diced onion, and minced garlic to the dutch oven, stir and cook for 1 minute, add chopped thyme, chopped rosemary, dried oregano, dried Italian herbs, stirring frequently before adding in the tomato paste, cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add in the beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, and red wine and scrape the bottom of the pan, then add the roast.
  • Add the quartered onion, whole garlic cloves, carrots, rosemary sprigs and bay leaves.
  • Cover and cook in the oven for 3-4 hours or until fork-tender.



Calories: 617kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 1466mg | Potassium: 1472mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 7350IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 8mg