Li'l Ole Winemaker Pot Roast

Marcia Borgos


This is a recipe that my mother got from a friend and it is the most delicious pot roast ever! And so simple! Everyone loves it. The gravy it makes is to die for! I never make beef roast any other way! It can also be made in a slow cooker, just remove the roast when done, move the liquid to a pot or pan, and thicken as directed.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 - 8
15 Min
2 Hr 30 Min


  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil
  • 4 - 5 lb
    beef rump roast or your favorite beef roast (i find a chuck roast is best)
  • 1 c
    soy sauce (i use low sodium)
  • 2 c
  • 1 pkg
    dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    dry sherry
  • 3 Tbsp

How to Make Li'l Ole Winemaker Pot Roast


  1. On stovetop, brown meat on all sides in oil in Dutch Oven or roasting pan.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, water, onion soup mix and sugar. Pour over meat.
  3. Simmer, covered, at 350 degrees for 2 1/2 - 3 hours or until tender. Add sherry during last hour of cooking.
  4. When meat is tender, remove to a platter. Bring cooking liquids to a boil. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and 1/2 cup water until smooth. Stir into boiling liquid, stirring until thickened and glossy. Serve with roast.

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About Li'l Ole Winemaker Pot Roast

Course/Dish: Beef Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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