Chuck roast… such a tasty and affordable cut of beef. They’re such a great way to feed a crowd, and can take a variety of flavors.
This collection of Chuck Roast Recipes will make you get the most out of your roasts! It includes classic chuck roast recipes that you grew up on, as well as some unique ethnic chuck roast dishes you need to try.
Beef chuck roast is an affordable cut of meat that turns tender when cooked slowly at low temperatures. This method is ideal for creating hearty, comforting meals. However, if you cook it quickly on high heat, like a steak, it becomes dry and tough. The best approach is to use gentle cooking methods such as simmering on the stovetop, slow roasting in the oven, or using a slow cooker or pressure cooker. These techniques ensure that the beef chuck roast becomes soft and enjoyable. Now, let’s look at some simple and satisfying dinner ideas that use beef chuck roast.
Cook your way through all of these delicious chuck roast recipes, they all turn out delicious!
Chuck Roast Recipes:
1. Guinness Beef Stew
Starting our list of chuck roast recipes… Who doesn’t like a nice steaming pot of stew? These rich savory flavors are created from robust Guinness stout mixed with fresh herbs and the usual humble veggies. This is the ultimate comfort food.
2. The BEST Chuck Roast Recipe
This beef Chuck Roast Recipe is the ideal meal for a special occasion, family get together, or a hearty Sunday dinner.
Melt in your mouth tender meat, along with carrots, potatoes and onions, braise low and slow in a perfectly seasoned wine infused broth.
3. Mexican Chuck Roast Recipe – Birria
Birria is a traditional Mexican dish. This beef stew is loaded with all the Mexican flavors. You can make this on stovetop, crock pot or instant pot.
Serve it in its most traditional way as stew with some tortillas, with Mexican rice, or use the same recipe to make the famous birria tacos.
4. Beef Tagine (Moroccan Beef Stew)
Beef tagine tastes unlike any other beef stew you might have tried before…
This Moroccan Beef Stew is hearty and wholesome, slow cooked for hours, resulting in melt in your mouth succulent beef in a sauce that is magic.
5. Carbonnade Flamande
It’s time to introduce Carbonnade Flamande to your friends and family.
Make a big pot of this rustic, rich, thick and velvety Flemish beef stew and serve it Belgian style, over everyone’s favorite French fries. Trust us, it will hit all the right Stew Spots
6. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)
Let me introduce the classic Caldo cooked in many Latin countries… Caldo de Res, AKA Beef & Vegetable Soup.
Melt in your mouth beef simmered for hours in a beautifully flavored, yet delicately tasty, bone broth with loads of varied colorful vegetables cooked to perfection… served in your biggest available bowl to accommodate all the goodies.
7. Hungarian Chuck Roast Recipe – Hungarian Goulash
Hungarian Goulash is a hearty stew with chunks of chuck roast, potatoes and a rich Hungarian paprika flavored tomato sauce, cooked low and slow until tender. YUM!
Ya-Ka-Mein… Never heard of it? Well, you’re not alone. It is one of New Orleans’s best-kept secrets.
Yakamein is not quite pho, not quite ramen and definitely not just soup. It’s not like anything you’ve ever had before.
9. Latin Chuck Roast Recipe – Carne Guisada (Latin Beef Stew)
Carne Guisada is a Latin flavor bomb of a stew. Melt in your mouth tender chunks of beef along with veggies and plenty of flavor enhancers.
10. Ropa Vieja (Cuba’s National Dish)
Ropa Vieja is a TRUE Cuban Classic!! Beloved throughout the generations, this rustic and humble Latin dish is very popular not only in Cuba, but many of its neighboring Spanish speaking countries.
11. Barbacoa Beef
If you’re craving some Chipotle any night, you don’t have to go to a take out place. It’s extremely easy to create the same bold flavors in your very own home with this easy crock pot barbacoa recipe.
12. African Chuck Roast Recipe – Maafe
Do you know you can actually cook with peanut butter? Yes, you can… the African way! This West African maafe, or mafe, is one of the creamiest and yummiest stews you will ever make in your kitchen.
13. Filipino Beef Caldereta
We are introducing comfort food at the heart of Filipino cuisine with this Beef Caldereta (or Beef Kaldereta)!! This robust and savory stew is a beloved classic, known for its rich layers of flavor and comforting warmth.
14. Ultimate Chili
It’s big. It’s bold. It’s… ultimate. This chili is jam packed with everything. You better have a big appetite, and a big couch to plop down on after a heaping serving of this chili.
15. Puerto Rican Sancocho
Sancocho is a very popular and flavorful Puerto Rican stew. It’s loaded with beef, veggies and TONS of flavor!
16. Asian Chuck Roast Recipe – Japanese Beef Curry
Japanese curry is nothing like other curries you have seen or imagined. It’s more like a cross between stew and curry. It’s a thick, rich, velvety and glossy concoction that’s sweet, savory and umami in nature. One of our favorite chuck roast recipes!
17. Harira (Moroccan Lentil & Chickpea Soup)
Have you tried Harira? If not, you are about to learn of a culinary flavor bomb, all the way from Africa. Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup brimming with layers of flavors and textures. You can make great Harira with Chuck Roast or lamb.
18. Instant Pot Spicy Beef Stew
You will love this spicy beef stew, ready much faster with the help with your newest gadget in the kitchen, your favorite instant pot. Same good old flavors are so much easier to make. Perfect for some cold chilly nights.
19. Mississippi Roast Recipe
It can be fun to try making recipes in the style of a particular area, and it’s a great way to find out new favorite meals! If you’re a fan of roasts, you’ll love this Mississippi roast recipe. It’s famous throughout Mississippi for a reason!
20. Classic Beef Stew
This classic Beef Stew has all the fixings! A truly simple dish to make with simple ingredients, but one that’s loaded with a multitude of deep and rich flavors. Some things are forever craved…
21. Beef Rendang
Beef rendang is a spicy, rich and creamy Malaysian/Indonesian beef stew. Made with beef, spices and coconut milk. A must try for curry lovers like me.
22. Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew
Crock pot is a great way to cook the stew slow and low. This stew has an Italian twist. Chuck roast along with veggies, beans and artichokes in a tomato wine based gravy. So Yumm…
23. Irish Stew
This classic Irish stew never disappoints anyone. Tender meat, carrots and potatoes simmered slow and low in perfectly seasoned beer broth and you end up with one delicious pot.
This stew is a MUST for chilly winter nights.
24. Beef Bourguignon (Julia Child Recipe)
Beef Bourguignon is a savory French classic. Tender chunks of chuck roast, veggies and potatoes braised in a wine infused broth. So good. Foods like these make for happy meal times.
25. Braised Beef and Green Bean Stew (Lebanese Lubee)
We love all Middle Eastern Food. This Lebanese beef and green beans is no exception. Beef is slow cooked along with earthy spices like cinnamon and cumin with green beans.
The end result is new flavors that would entice you forever.
26. Beef Bhuna
Here’s a famous curry house favorite from Britain. This beef bhuna is a delicious, spicy, thick sauced beef slow cooked in a tomato based gravy. Imagine it atop some cashew rice or with fresh crispy naan… yum.
27. Crock Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches
Sandwiches plus crockpot meals… a perfect combination! This recipe is an Italian beef recipe, and an absolutely delicious one at that.
These are great to serve at any sort of party or get-together you have planned. This recipe takes a few simple ingredients, so click the recipe to see this tasty meal that everyone will be sure to love!
What a great variety of chuck roast recipes. Take this affordable cut of beef to new levels with these great dishes!
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- 2.5 lbs chuck roast, cut into 1.5" chunks
- 1 lb baby potatoes
- 4 carrots, roughly chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 4 celery stalks, chopped
- 5-6 garlic cloves, chopped
- 1 12oz bottle Guinness stout
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
- 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 sprigs fresh rosemary (or 2 tsp dried)
- 7-8 sprigs fresh thyme (or 2 tsp dried)
- 3 bay leaves
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 2 Tbsp cooking oil
- 2-3 Tbsp flour
- In a skillet over medium high heat, add oil then beef chunks. Give a quick sear to all sides. Don't overcrowd, work in batches if necessary.
- In slow cooker, add half of veggies, then meat, herbs, and chopped garlic then remaining veggies. Add liquids. Everything should be submerged. If needed add additional water or broth.
- Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
- Mix 2-3 tablespoons of flour with cold water. Gradually stir into cooked stew until you get your desired consistency.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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