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Featured Holiday Recipe: ibp Trusted Excellence® Cowboy Style Chuck Roast with Beans

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November 08, 2022

The team at CHEF’STORE® thanksibp Trusted Excellence® for their sponsorship and for sharing this delicious recipe with us.

Embrace your inner cowboy this holiday season with a hearty chuck roast that’s sure to please. Also known as the chuck center roast, chuck cuts are full of flavor. They benefit from low and slow cooking, which means you don’t have to devote a whole day to creating a complicated dish.

To make a roast really shine, you need exceptional beef with consistent muscle size, perfect marbling, and just the right amount of trimming. ibp Trusted Excellence® is a pioneer in fresh meat. The beef and pork experts are passionate about agriculture and preserving our environment. Through their Progressive Beef™ and Farm Check® programs, ibp Trusted Excellence® ensures sustainable and humane practices while producing some of the best beef on the market.

You know your meal will be spectacular when you buy and cook with a quality chuck roast. Plus, the addition of smoky chipotle, sweet onions, and a good lager for braising mean this recipe featuring ibp Trusted Excellence® chuck roast is next-level. Giddyup! 

ibp Trusted Excellence® Cowboy Style Chuck Roast with Beans

Yield: 6 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 2½ - 3 hours


4 tbsp. olive oil

2 large sweet onions, thickly sliced

2 tbsp. chopped garlic

1 3 lb. ibp Trusted Excellence® boneless chuck roast

1 tbsp. salt

1 tsp. cumin

1-2 tsp. ground chipotle powder (depending on taste)

1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves

2, 13.5 oz. cans of pinto beans, drained

2 cups fresh salsa

1-12 oz bottle of lager beer

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat 2 Tbsp of the olive oil over medium heat in a 12” Dutch oven.  Add sliced onions and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, for five minutes or until the onions are slightly translucent. Remove onions from the pan momentarily and wipe out any excess particles. 
  2.  Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Season the meat with salt and cumin.
  4. Put two more tablespoons of olive oil into the Dutch oven and turn the burner heat to high. When the oil is hot but not smoking, add seasoned meat and cook for 4 minutes per side.  Remove from heat.
  5. Add chipotle pepper powder and oregano.  Add onions back into the pan, along with salsa, beans, and beer. 
  6. Place the cover on the pot and place it into the oven. Cook for 2½ to 3 hours, until very tender. 

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