Dutch Oven New England Pot Roast

Recipe by Chef #843959
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Mix 1/2 cup water and 1/4 cup flower in a jar, and set aside.
  • In a Dutch Oven with a little oil. brown beef on all sides. (can use Bacon fat for more flavor).
  • Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper.
  • Add water, Wine, Beef Base, Celery, and Thyme to pot. (you can substitude 1 cup of Beef Stock for water, if you do not have Beef base).
  • Bring to boil, cover, and put in 325 oven. for 2 1/2 hours.
  • Add vegetables and cook for another 1 hour. (Note: 3 1/2 hours total cooking time. You can adjust cooking times by lowering oven to 300 degrees. I would not rasie them to speed up).
  • Remove beef and vegetables from pot. Add enough water to bring liquid to two cups total. Bring to a boil and slowly add flour and water mixture, stirring until thickened. Add seasonings if needed.
  • Slice roast against the grain and pile on warm plates.
  • Serve the gravey and vegetables on the side.