Sunday is the perfect day to eat pot roast. Whether you throw it in the crockpot while you’re running errands, or you cook it in the oven so you can smell it all day while you sit back and relax, it’s a dinner option that’s always been appropriate for Sunday. But pot roast doesn’t have to be a traditional dinner of meat, carrots, and potatoes. Check out some of our favorite creative versions of the classic dish.
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If you’re looking for a no-nonsense pot roast recipe that’s still packed with flavor, you’ve hit the jackpot with Mississippi Roast. With just five ingredients (including the roast), this recipe is as easy as they come. The flavors enhance the flavor of the meat perfectly and the butter makes this dish melt in your mouth.
Recipe: The cook of the country
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Bold, robust flavors like balsamic vinegar, minced garlic and crushed red peppers join forces to give this pot roast a unique flavor.
Recipe: Beyer Beware!
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This pot roast recipe eliminates the need to come up with side dishes because it’s all one hearty and delicious dish. Pot roast stoganoff brings all the savory flavors that come from the roast, gravy and mushrooms plus the extra firmness of the egg noodles.
Recipe: Vodka & Biscuits
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This innovative recipe uses compound butter as the marinade. Need we say more? Worcestershire sauce, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper are all mixed into the butter, giving the meat a juicy, savory flavor.
Tender and delicious, this pot roast is ideal for a fast-and-forget-it Sunday dinner. You can make it in a slow cooker or instant pot, and if you’re a fan of onions, you’ll love the way their potent flavor bursts through and complements the meat.
Recipe: Amanda Cooks & Styles
This robust take on a classic dish comes complete with a decadent mushroom sauce. The Italian pot roast recipe includes staples like carrots and celery, but it has some unique additions to create a flavor palette that stands out, like Italian seasoning and red wine vinegar. The mushroom sauce is the ideal accompaniment to this delicious dish.
Recipe: The complete tastemaker
Think outside the box the next time you want to make a pot roast for Sunday dinner. If you’ve ever ordered a hot beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy at a hole-in-the-wall restaurant, this recipe might give you some deja vu. The best thing about this recipe is that while there are other elements such as bread, potatoes, and gravy, they don’t take away from the integrity of the pot roast.
Recipe: 365 days slow and fast cooking
Red wine, cremini mushrooms, rosemary and fresh cranberries are just some of the mouthwatering ingredients that make this pot roast truly delicious and extraordinary.
Recipe: Half Baked Harvest
Channel the Irish with this Guinness Beer Beef Chuck Roast recipe. Along with the instant coffee and ground red peppers, you’ll find that this particular pot roast recipe is much bolder than a traditional roast.
Recipe: Unwilling Entertainer
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A good roast is as much about texture and tenderness as it is taste and the cream of mushroom soup in this recipe helps to achieve a melt in the mouth roast that isn’t overpowering when it comes to flavor.
Recipe: The gourmet eats
Some of the ingredients in this recipe aren’t too surprising given the name — salsa, taco seasoning, and cilantro are quite common in Mexican dishes. But this pot roast does have one salty surprise from an ingredient that adds something extra to the palette: peanut butter.
Recipe: Today’s creative life
If you are someone who likes BBQ food, you must try this BBQ spin on pot roast. The recipe strikes an incredible balance of sweet and savory with ingredients such as brown sugar, teriyaki sauce, ginger and — of course — barbecue sauce.
Recipe: Leigh Anne Wilkes
This hearty stew combines Bavarian flavors and goes perfectly with sauerkraut, potatoes and vegetables.
Recipe: Taste of Home
This recipe uses some powerful ingredients like black coffee, tomato sauce and steak seasoning to create a truly unique flavor. The au jus sauce also makes for a really juicy starter.
Recipe: Catz in the kitchen
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