Trudy's Yankee Pot Roast

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by CJAY8248

My Grandma's recipe found in my collection of old handwritten recipes.

Top Review by Lori Mama

The only change I made, was to cook it in a slow oven for the 2 1/2 hours and made gravy. Delicious. Made for Farm Cooking in the Photo Forum. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, 1/4 teaspoons of the salt, and the pepper and rub into the roast, coating it well. In a 6 quart dutch oven, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the roast and cook for 8 minutes, or until browned, turning it several times. Remove the roast, add the yellow onions and garlic. Saute for 10 minutes or until the onions are lightly browned. Stir in the thyme, bay leaf, and remaining 3/4 teaspoons salt. Return the roast to the pot, pour in the water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours, turning the roast over once. Stir in the white onions, carrots, parsnips, and potatoes and bring to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, 1 hour longer or until the meat and vegetables are tender, skimming the surface occasionally. Remove the bay leaf.

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