Whole30 Pot Roast is a delicious cozy meal your entire family will love! This paleo beef pot roast has simple, wholesome ingredients that are easy to make in the slow cooker or crockpot.
Paleo Pot Roast – Delicious and Easy Healthy Comfort Food
With fall on the horizon, one thing is on my mind – cozy healthy comfort food in the slow cooker! Crockpot roast with potatoes and carrots is the ultimate fall stew.
Delicious tender beef, carrots, potatoes, shallots and garlic make this pot roast recipe so easy to throw in your crockpot on a busy weeknight. This easy pot roast recipe also has Sunday dinner written all over it!
How to Make Whole30 Pot Roast
To make crockpot roast with potatoes and carrots you will need the following:
- slow cooker
- fingerling potatoes
- tri color carrots
- smashed garlic cloves
- fresh herbs like thyme and rosemary
- 3 lb chuck roast
- sea salt
- beef bone broth
- dijon mustard
- red wine vinegar
The directions are so easy! Whisk together the beef bone broth, dijon mustard and red wine vinegar and pour over the meat and veggies.
Rub horseradish into the beef roast and top with fresh herbs. Cook on low for 8 hours.
Here are a few common questions about making beef roast that may help you!
What is the best cut of meat for pot roast?
Beef chuck roast is the best cut of meat for pot roast. I like to get my meat from ButcherBox.
Quality of beef is extremely important in making tender crockpot beef roast. My favorite beef to use comes from ButcherBox.
ButcherBox beef is
- 100% grass-fed & grass-finished.
- Pasture-raised and free to roam.
- Source of Omega-3’s, vitamins and minerals.
Do you have to brown a roast before putting it in the crockpot?
For crockpot roast you do not have to brown your meat before putting it in the crockpot. If you are making pot roast in the Instant Pot or oven, browning it is a good idea to seal in all of the flavors during the shorter cooking time.
Will pot roast get more tender the longer you cook it?
The key to tender meat in the slow cooker is letting it cook! You want the meat to fall apart easily.
The slow cooker method for making pot roast is the easiest way to make sure you get that delicious fall apart meat you want for a tender pot roast.
Can I cook pot roast in the instant pot?
Instant Pot pot roast is easy to make. Follow the same directions for slow cooker pot roast and pressure cook on high for 60-80 minutes depending on the size of your roast. Creme de la Crumb has an excellent Instant Pot Pot Roast recipe you can follow!
Can I cook pot roast in the oven?
Pot roast in the oven is absolutely delicious. Cooking pot roast in the oven does take less time than the slow cooker, therefore it is a great option if you do not have 8 hours to let your pot roast slow cook.
How long to cook a roast at 350F will depend on the size of your roast. For a 3-lb pot roast you will cook it in the oven anywhere from 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
A Few More Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Love!
- Crockpot Chicken Alfredo
- Honey Garlic Crockpot Chicken Thighs
- Italian Crockpot Meatballs
- Chicken Enchilada Soup
- Crockpot Tuscan Chicken
- Crockpot Santa Fe Chicken
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Whole30 Pot Roast
- 3 lb beef chuck roast
- 2 cups fingerling potatoes
- 3 large carrots sliced
- 5 cloves garlic smashed
- 1 small shallot sliced
- fresh rosemary + thyme
- 2 cups beef bone broth
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 2 tsp red wine vinegar
- 3 tbsp horseradish
- 1 tsp arrowroot
- Place potatoes, carrots, shallots and garlic into slow cooker. Add fresh herbs.
- Season beef roast with salt and pepper and place on top of veggies.
- Mix beef bone broth, red wine vinegar and dijon mustard and pour over beef and veggies. Rub horseradish into roast. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until beef is tender and falls apart.
- To thicken gravy, heat 1 cup of cooking liquid on stove until bubbling. Add 1 tsp arrowroot mixed with 1 tsp water to gravy and pour over beef roast.