Wheeler's Meat Market
1524 S.E. 44th St.
Oklahoma City,
OK 73129
405-677-6281, 405-677-6285
Wheeler's Meat Market
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Classic Pot Roast


  • 1 (4-pound) Certified Angus Beef ® chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and cut in large pieces
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and cut in chunks
  • 2 stalks celery, cut in chunks
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 175°F.
  2. Preheat heavy bottom pan on stovetop at medium-high heat. Season roast with freshly ground black pepper. Add oil to pan until hot.
  3. Add roast and sear on all sides; remove from pan. Add onion, carrots, celery, thyme, bay leaves and peppercorns to pan; allow vegetables to caramelize.
  4. Add tomato paste and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Deglaze pan with red wine and cook another 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add roast back to pan and add beef stock. Place pan in oven or transfer all ingredients into a slow cooker.
  6. Braise for approximately 6 hours, until fork tender.


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