Firehouse Pot Roast

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 3-lb chuck roast
  • 2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 (28 oz) bottle barbecue sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Season roast liberally with salt and pepper, rubbing the seasoning in on both sides.
  3. Heat olive oil in a dutch oven over high heat. Sear roast on all sides, remove from heat and arrange onions around the roast.
  4. Stir together barbecue sauce, chili powder, and garlic and pour over roast.
  5. Cover and bake until meat is fork tender, about 3 to 3 1/2 hours.