Chuck Roast

Balsamic Beef with Pears

balsamic beef with bears recipe

Chuck Roast

Balsamic Beef with Pears

Recipe courtesy of Britney Breaks Bread.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3.5 hours
Servings: 4

This delicious Balsamic Beef with Pears recipe combines Natural Angus chuck roast, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, fresh garlic, Bosc pears, and more. The result is extremely tender and flavorful Angus beef!


2 lbs. Aspen Ridge® Natural Angus Beef Chuck Roast

Salt and pepper to taste

1 Tablespoon garlic powder

¼ cup olive oil

4 cups beef stock

1 cup balsamic vinegar

1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 Tablespoons fresh thyme

6 cloves garlic, chopped

2 onions, roughly diced

2 Tablespoons butter

2 Bay leaves

2-3 Bosc pears

Fresh Parsley, for garnish


  1. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to chuck roast. Cover generously and marinate uncovered in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, up to 24 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven. Sear chuck roast on all sides, about 4-5 minutes per side. Reduce heat and add beef stock, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard. Stir together to ensure everything is combined. Add fresh thyme, bay leaves, garlic, butter, and onions.
  4. Cook in the oven for 3 hours. Add pears and braise for another 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh parsley.