Lone Star Pot Roast Recipe
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Lone Star Pot Roast Recipe

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The addition of chopped green chilies and taco seasoning mix make this pot roast especially flavorful.—Helen Carpenter, Albuquerque, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 352 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 594mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein


  1. In a Dutch oven, brown roast in oil. Combine tomatoes, chilies, taco seasoning, bouillon and sugar; pour over the roast. Cover and simmer 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove roast to a platter and keep warm. For gravy, pour 2 cups pan juices into a saucepan. Combine cold water and flour; stir into pan juices over high heat until thickened and bubbly, about 3 minutes. Serve with roast.
    Freeze option: Place sliced pot roast in freezer containers; top with gravy. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.
    Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Lone Star Pot Roast in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p8

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Jun. 7, 2015

"This was GREAT! Only got a small pot roast, since there are only 3 of us, but next time I'll get a larger roast for the leftover shredded sandwiches! The gravy was awesome, too!"

Reviewed Sep. 2, 2014

"Very good if you like your meat a little spicy. Great sliced and served with mashed potatoes or shredded and served with tortillas!"

Reviewed Jan. 18, 2014

"One of our favorites. Been making this since it first came out. Yummy!!!!"

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2013

"Love this recipe, it's my favorite pot roast. I've made it numerous times just as a roast and as a sandwich filling. Just shredded the meat and put back in the gravy. Awesome. Have taken to potlucks at work as a sandwich filling and everyone loved it. Thanks, Helen, for sharing this incredible recipe!!!"

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