Heel of Round Roast, also known as a Heel Roast, a Pike’s Peak Roast or a Denver Roast, even a Denver Pot Roast, is cut from the Heel of Round of the Round Primal Cut.
You don’t often find it in grocery stores because it is tough and frequently used for Ground Beef, Stew Meat, Kabobs or for Beef Stock. If you do find it, it should be economical.
Moist Heat Methods are best with the Heel of Round Roast. If you plan to cook a Heel Roast, we suggest a Braise or a Pot Roast.