Chipotle Pot Roast With Sweet Potatoes

"This is a spicy take on the traditional pot roast. Found in "Ladies Home Journal" magazine."
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Ready In:
3hrs 15mins


  • 3 - 3 12 lbs chuck roast (tied with kitchen twine if boneless or not compact) or 3 -3 1/2 lbs round roast (tied with kitchen twine if boneless or not compact)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 chipotle pepper, minced (from a can of chipotle peppers in adobo)
  • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning (from the can of chipotles in adobo)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 2 tablespoons maple syrup or 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 34 cup beef broth


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • In an oven safe Dutch oven, heat oil over medium high heat and sear roast well on all sides; season with salt and pepper.
  • Add sweet potatoes and onion.
  • Stir together remaining ingredients and pour over roast.
  • Cover and cook in the oven until beef is fork tender, 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

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