Dinner Recipe: Individual Pot Roasts with Thyme-Glazed Carrots Recipes from The Kitchn. They key is browning the meat beforehand, which gives it a ton of flavor and prevents it from looking grey and bland. Nobody likes a grey roast :/
I used ground chicken but am also going to try it with ground beef next time. I mixed my meatballs the pretty standard pound meat, 1 egg, some bread crumbs to hold them together (I used gluten free) and Parmesan cheese.