Simple Perfect Pot Roast
320 mins (prep 20, cooking 300)
14 ingredients
4-6 servings
This is the Cook's Illustrated recipe, but it tastes exactly like Mom's recipe. She used to put it in the oven before we went to church, and then served it with hot rolls and a crisp salad.

Categories:  weeknight , main-dish , beef , meat , roast-beef , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (191.47 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 187.3 Calories from Fat 91.17
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.13g 62.33%
Saturated Fat 1.84g 36.7%
Trans Fat 0.19g %
Cholesterol 2.37mg 3.15%
Sodium 14216.65mg 2369.44%
Total Carbohydrate 13.2g 17.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.03 g 0.5%
Sugars 11.14 g %
Protein 11.53g 92.23%
Vitamin A 0.73IU% Vitamin C 0.47mg%
Calcium 42.4mg% Iron 1.47mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless chuck roast, salt and pepper, medium onion, small, celery rib, canned, low sodium, fresh thyme, dry red wine