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German Style Pot Roast

German-Style Pot Roast
Written by Lorna C
German-Style Pot Roast

German-Style Pot Roast

A simple slow cooked pot roast that has become a winter favourite.
5 from 13 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: German
Keyword: Beef
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 501kcal



  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat and brown the roast on all sides.
  • Place the carrots, onions, celery, bay leaves, and pickles in the slow cooker.
  • Place the roast on the vegetables.
  • In a small bowl mix together the wine, mustard, cloves, salt, and pepper, and pour over the meat.
  • Cook covered on high heat for 4 to 5 hours, or on low heat for 8 to 10 hours.
  • Prior to serving, remove the meat and vegetables to a warm platter with a slotted spoon.
  • To make the gravy, pour the remaining liquid into a small saucepan and skim off and discard the fat.
  • Stir in the cornstarch mixture and bring to a boil over moderate heat, stirring constantly.


Sodium: 6874mg | Sugar: 4g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 125mg | Cholesterol: 115mg | Calories: 501kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Fat: 36g | Protein: 30g | Carbohydrates: 7g