How to Make Beef Pot Roast to Serve 25 Diners

Cooking pot roast for a crowd is an easy way to fix dinner for a large group. Be prepared to fix some mashed potatoes and a salad to finish out the meal.



  1. 1
    Combine flour, salt and pepper.
  2. 2
    Coat meat with seasoned flour mixture.
  3. 3
    Brown meat in hot fat.
  4. 4
    Add water, as needed to prevent over browning, cover.
  5. 5
    Bake at 350 °F (177 °C) for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours or until tender.
  6. 6
    Serves 25.

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Large roasting pan
  • Large pan to brown roast

Sources and Citations

  • Cooking for Small Groups 1972, Consumer and Food Economics Research Division Agricultural Research Service Home and Garden Bulletin 197, USDA, 1972.

Article Info

Categories: Meat