Pot Roast and Potato Skillet

Pot Roast and Potato Skillet
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pot roast and potato skillet

This hearty pot roast and potato skillet is a perfect one-pan meal for a cozy family dinner. The tender pot roast combined with crispy potatoes and savory seasonings makes for a delicious and satisfying dish.


  • 2 lbs pot roast, cut into chunks
  • 4 large potatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Cut the pot roast into chunks.
  2. Dice the potatoes.
  3. Chop the onion and mince the garlic.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the pot roast chunks and sear on all sides until browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  6. In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil.
  7. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  8. Add the diced potatoes to the skillet and cook until they start to turn golden brown.
  9. Return the pot roast to the skillet.
  10. Pour in the beef broth, and add the dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  11. Cover the skillet with a lid and reduce the heat to low.
  12. Simmer for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the pot roast is tender and the potatoes are cooked through.
  13. Once everything is cooked, sprinkle fresh chopped parsley on top for garnish.
  14. Serve hot and enjoy!

This pot roast and potato skillet is a simple yet flavorful dish that brings comfort and warmth to the dinner table. With minimal preparation and just one pan, it's an easy way to create a delicious meal for the whole family. Enjoy!

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