Patio Pot Roast

  • Yield 8 servings

Enjoy pot roast even on the hottest days. This roast is cooked on the grill, so no need to heat up your kitchen.


1 (3- to 4-pound) blade-bone pot roast, 1 1/2 to 2 inches thick
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Vegetables such as carrots, celery and onions, sliced


  1. Brown roast on grill over medium-hot coals for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine ketchup, flour, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and dry mustard in a bowl; mix well. Spoon half the sauce in center of large piece of heavy-duty foil. Place roast on top of sauce. Top with vegetables; add remaining sauce.
  3. Fold foil to enclose and seal edges. Place on another piece of foil on grill. Grill over medium-hot coals for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or to desired degree of doneness.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Great American Opportunities, Inc., Quick & Easy Grilling (Great American Opportunities, Inc., 2003)



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