RecipeSmoked Dutch Oven Pot Roast

Famous Dave’s Smoked Dutch Oven Pot Roast utilizes Famous Products Beef Marinate and Steak and Burger Seasoning to create a rich and flavorful weeknight dinner.

Serves 4
Pot Roast


Chuck Roast – 7 Pounds

Famous Dave’s Beef Marinate – 1 Cup

Famous Dave’s Steak and Burger Seasoning – 1 Tsp

Flour – As Needed

Olive Oil – 4 Tablespoons

Garlic, Chopped – 1 Tablespoon

Carrot, Chopped 1/2” – 2 Cups

Onion, Chopped 1/2” – 2 Each

Tomato Paste – 1/4 Cup

Red Wine – 2 Cups

Balsamic Vinegar – 1/4 Cup

Chicken Stock – 2 Cups

Beef Stock – 2 Cups

Bay Leaf – 1 Each

Thyme, Fresh – 3 Sprigs

Products Used


  1. Place Chuck Roast in Ziplock bag, pour marinate over top. Seal bag and place in refrigerator for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Prepare smoker to 325 degrees. Remove roast from bag and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Pre heat Dutch oven on stove w olive oil. Season both sides of roast with Famous Dave’s steak and burger seasoning and dredge each side in flour. Shake off excess flour.
  4. Sear roast in Dutch oven till brown. Flip over and sear other side till brown. Remove from Dutch oven and set aside.
  5. Add carrot and onion and sauté till brown and caramelized. Add garlic and cook for additional 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute. Deglaze pan with red wine and balsamic vinegar. Reduce to about 2 Tablespoons, scraping the bottom of the pan as you go.
  6. Add Roast back to Dutch oven. Add chicken stock, beef stock, bay leaf and thyme. Bring to a boil.
  7. Cover with lid. Place in smoker for 1 hour. Remove lid and smoke for additional 1 hour or until fork tender. Remove from smoker.

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