Mouth Watering Pot Roast

Total Time
2hrs 50mins
20 mins
2 hrs 30 mins

This is the most delicious pot roast I've ever had, and I've had many. The moist meat falls apart. Also, it doesn't give you that heavy feeling after you eat it. My whole family loves this and I would definitely serve it to special guests. It's fairly easy to make and is very hard to mess up.

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  • 2 -3 12 lbs beef shoulder
  • 3 teaspoons black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups dry red wine (I use Merlot)
  • 14 cup chopped parsley (fresh or dry)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic (heaping)
  • 2 12 cups onions (chopped into large pieces)
  • 2 cups baby carrots (1 bag)
  • 8 red potatoes
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes (include juice)
  • 14 cup Italian salad dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Trim fat from sides of roast.
  3. Rub roast with black pepper.
  4. Heat olive oil in large pot or large casserole safe for stove & oven. After heated, brown roast for several minutes on each side, browning well.
  5. Pour in stock, wine, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and garlic.
  6. Stir in onions, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, & Italian dressing.
  7. Bring to a simmer on the stove. Transfer to oven, covered, and bake for 2 1/2 hours. Make sure roast is on bottom. For larger roasts, uncover and bake an additional 1 hour.
  8. Serve hot or refrigerate for later. Enjoy!