Perfect Pot Roast

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by 3rd Shift Chef

This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law who as a wedding gift put together a recipe book filled with favorite family meals. She still keeps the ingredients a secret since some of her boys are super picky I'm making it for my family!

Top Review by Susie D

I changed the cooking method to crockpot. The meat came out very tender, had a nice color, and worked well sliced for open faced roast beef sandwiches. I did think it was salty so elected not to make gravy from the broth. Thank you for sharing your recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sear roast in oil on all sides in a heavy dutch oven.
  2. Combine soy sauce and coffee and pour over meat after browning.
  3. Put half of sliced onions on the meat and the other half in the sauce around the roast; place bay leaves in sauce.
  4. Cover and bake 2 1/2 to 3 hours at 325 degrees.

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