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How to Cook Chuck Roast



  • 1-3lb Chuck Roast
  • 1 cup roughly chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 3 bulbs of garlic, smashed
  • Red wine
  • 2-3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup chicken stock
Prep time
15 minutes
Cook time
3 hours


  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
  2. Prepare your roast by generously rubbing it with oil then season it with salt and pepper. Optional: season with your favorite rub.
  3. Dice carrots, celery, onion, tomato and garlic.
  4. Heat oil in a dutch oven over high heat.
  5. Sear each side of your roast, creating a nice dark crust.
  6. Remove from pan.
  7. Using the same pan, cook down all of the vegetables. Add salt & pepper.
  8. Add red wine until the pan is about 1/4 full.
  9. Add balsamic vinegar and chicken stock.
  10. Stir everything together and then nestle your browned roast into the veggie mix.
  11. Cover with lid and remove from the stove. Place in the preheated oven.
  12. Cook for 3 hours (for 3lb roast) — when you can pull the meat apart very easily, it's done!
  13. Remove from the oven and let rest for at least 15 minutes.
  14. Shred meat and enjoy!

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