Cast Iron Pot Roast

Recipe by Secret Agent
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 1 roast


  • 3
    lbs pot roast, as round as you can find
  • 1
    tablespoon McCormick's Montreal Brand steak seasoning
  • 4
    potatoes, scrubbed and peeled and quartered (I use Yukon Gold)
  • 1
    turnip, scrubbed and pared
  • 12
    onion, sliced in big chunks
  • 2
    cups carrots, pared (and chunked)
  • 1
    cup rutabaga, diced
  • 1
    celery rib, peeled (and chunked)
  • Sauce
  • to 1 cup boiling wateradd
  • 2
    teaspoons beef base
  • 2
    teaspoons mushrooms, base
  • 1
    cup tomato juice (or V-8)
  • 1
    sprig thyme
  • parsley (to garnish)


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Season roast with steak seasoning.
  • In a cast iron pot with a tight fitting lid sear the pot roast well.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix up the sauce ingredients and pour over meat and veggies.
  • Cover, and bake for 3 hours.
  • Remove veggies and meat to a warm platter and thicken the sauce as desired.
  • Sprinkle the parsley over the plated meat and veggies and pass the sauce.