Easy Italian Pot Roast Recipe (One Pot Meal)
5 from 4 votes

One Pot Italian Pot Roast

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 10 mins

Easy pot roast recipe, made in one pot with simple ingredients. It's juicy and tender and loaded with tomatoes and herbs. 

Servings: 8 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: italian roast, one pot meal, pot roast, roast
Calories: 441 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 4 pound Boneless chuck roast Trimmed of excess fat
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1.5 cups Red onion Or white onions or yellow onions, Finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Finely minced
  • 3/4 cup Carrots Cut into half inch round slices
  • 1 stalk Celery Cut into half inch round slices
  • 2 tbsp Parsley Fresh, Roughly chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp Sage Fresh, Roughly chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp Basil Fresh, Roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup Italian red wine Or beef broth
  • 1.5 cups Beef broth Low sodium
  • 1 can Italian plum tomatoes 28 oz. can, Puree to make it smooth
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste


  1. Heat oil in a nonstick oven-safe pot or Dutch Oven over medium high heat.

  2. Add the chuck roast and season one side with salt and pepper. Sear it until golden brown. 

  3. Then, flip it over and season the other side with salt and pepper. Sear it.

  4. Sear and brown the sides of the roast too. 

  5. Remove roast to a plate and keep aside.

  6. In the same Dutch Oven, add onions, garlic, ginger and saute until golden brown and fragrant. 

  7. Add the roast back into the Dutch Oven.

  8. Add carrots, celery, parsley, bay leaf, sage, basil, Italian seasoning, red wine, beef broth, tomato puree, tomato paste

  9. Bring to a simmer.

  10. Then, cover the Dutch Oven with lid and transfer to oven. 

  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 3 hours or until roast is tender and easily breaks away with a fork. 

  12. Discard the bay leaf.

  13. Thicken the sauce on the stovetop by cooking it without lid over medium high heat for 5-10 minutes until you reach desired consistency. 

  14. Now, you have 2 options: Shred roast with 2 forks OR remove it and cut into large pieces and add that back into the pot. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Italian Pot Roast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 156mg52%
Sodium 428mg18%
Potassium 913mg26%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 2240IU45%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 5.3mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.