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Chipotle Pot Roast With Sweet Potatoes

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“This is a spicy take on the traditional pot roast. Found in "Ladies Home Journal" magazine.”
3hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -3 12 lbs chuck roast (tied with kitchen twine if boneless or not compact) or 3 -3 12 lbs round roast (tied with kitchen twine if boneless or not compact)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 chipotle pepper, minced (from a can of chipotle peppers in adobo)
  • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning (from the can of chipotles in adobo)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons honey or 2 tablespoons maple syrup or 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 34 cup beef broth


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In an oven safe Dutch oven, heat oil over medium high heat and sear roast well on all sides; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and onion.
  4. Stir together remaining ingredients and pour over roast.
  5. Cover and cook in the oven until beef is fork tender, 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

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