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Chuck Roast In Cast Iron Pot

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This is a great one pot meal for either the oven or stove top.
Ingredients
  Chuck roast 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry rub 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (onion powder, Tony’s onion powder, granulated garlic powder and bay leaf powder)
  Sweet onion 1 Medium, chop
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chop
  Garlic pods 10 Clove (50 gm), halved
  Turnip 3 Medium, quartered
  Baby carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red potatoes with skin 10 Small, quartered
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (For greasing)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Peel and slice the garlic in half, set aside.
3. Wash and pat dry the chick roast, using a sharp knife make cuts in the roast and stuff garlic cloves in the cuts.
4. In a bowl combine salt, granulated garlic powder, tony’s onion powder and bay leaves powder, set aside.
5. Season the roast with dry rub, set aside.
6. Peel and coarsely chop the sweet onion, celery and bell pepper, set aside.
7. Peel and cut the turnips into quarters, and cut the red potatoes as well into quarters.
8. Coat the cast iron pot with olive oil; add the sweet onion, garlic and celery.

MAKING
9. Place the chuck roast in the center, roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour, uncovered.
10. After 1 hour pour water and add the turnips, baby carrots and red potatoes all around the roast.
11. Reduce the temperature of the oven to 300 degrees.
12. Place the greased cover on the pot and allow to cook covered for 2 more hours.
13. After 2 hours remove from the oven, the internal temperature should be about 160 degree.
14. Once done and remove the roast and when it’s cool enough to handle cut the roast into slices.

SERVING
15. Serve over cooked rice or creamy mashed potatoes.

TIPS
If you want to brown the potatoes put it back in the oven for 20 minutes uncovered.

Things You Will Need
8 quart Cast Iron Dutch oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Cajun
Course: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
225 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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