How to Make Pot Roast Gravy from Scratch

Pot roast is a delicious meal to have for dinner or lunch and is relatively inexpensive as well. You can serve it to your guests at any special occasion, like a birthday party. The best way of enjoying this nutritious food is to prepare it yourself at home, as it will save you money.

However, pot roast can be dry, so some people might avoid eating it. This doesn’t mean that you should stop cooking it, as you can serve it with gravy, which will add to the taste and make it easy to eat.

Prep time: 1 hour
Bake time: 3 hours
Total time: 4 hours
Yield: 08 servings
Utensils: Bowl, Spoons, Kitchen Towel Paper, Large Skillet, Aluminium foil, Roaster pan, Oven


For Pot Roast:
Chuck roast (3-4 pounds): 1 boneless
Garlic powder: 1 teaspoon
Salt: 1 teaspoon
Black pepper: 1/2 teaspoon
Vegetable oil: 2 tablespoons
Sliced onion: 1 cup
Red wine: 1/4 cup
Cloves crushed garlic: 3
Bay leaves: 2
Cream of mushroom soup: 1 can
Worcestershire sauce: 2 tablespoons
Beef bouillon granules: 1 tablespoon
Water: 3/4 cup

For Gravy:
Cold water: 1/4 cup
Flour: 1/4 cup
Beef broth: 1 cup from the roast or from a bouillon cube


  • 1

    Preheat the oven

    Preheat the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • 2

    Mix seasonings in a bowl

    Take a small bowl and mix all seasonings such as pepper, salt and garlic powder in it.

  • 3

    Heat oil in skillet and add onions

    Heat the oil in a skillet and add onions to it. Wait until they become golden brown and then add garlic.

  • 4

    Combine other ingredients in a large bowl

    Mix all the other ingredients in another bowl and then add water. Once everything settles in nicely, pour the mixture on the roast and place the onions alongside the meat.

  • 5

    Bake for three hours

    Wrap the baking pan with aluminium foil and bake in the oven for three hours to get tender meat.

  • 6

    Assemble ingredients for gravy

    While the roast gets ready, gather all ingredients for the gravy.

  • 7

    Add water to flour

    Take a saucepan and add flour to it. Now, pour some water in it and stir with a spoon.

  • 8

    Add the beef broth

    Now, mix the beef broth and continue stirring for a few minutes until you get the desired thickness in the gravy.

  • 9

    Serve with roast

    Once both things will be ready, serve them to your family and enjoy.

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