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Slow Cooked Italian Pot Roast

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Give your everyday pot roast an Italian spin with our Slow Cooked Italian Pot Roast. Fork-tender beef smothered in a rich and zesty sauce -- what's not to love?

What You'll Need

  • 1 (24-ounce) jar sweet pepper pasta sauce
  • 1 (2-1/2-pound) boneless beef chuck roast
  • 3 large carrots, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 large onion, cut into half-moons

What to Do

  1. Place the sauce, chuck roast, carrots, and onion halves in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker; stir gently.
  2. Cook on high setting for 6 hours, or low setting for 8 hours.


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I like to add slivers of garlic inserted into the meat with the point of a sharp knife. I also add more onions and carrots and some parsnips if they are on sale and fresh.

Sounds great. I use some of the comments below with beef roast, pour Campbell's golden mushroom soup on top, add the Lipton onion soup package and maybe fourth cup of water to the bottom of the pot. Do nothing else. Let it cook until fork tender. Great!

Wonder if you could add pasta to the last hour?

Could not find sweet pepper sauce so I made some with green pepper, tom sauce and a little brown sugar. I cut the pot roast into 3 inch cubes and it turned out excellent. My husband is my barometer and he said he could just keep on eating it for taste. Served with whole wheat rolls. Just plain good!

WOW! I'm so happy that you put in the idea of using green peppers, and tomato sauce as well as a bit of brown sugar! I had no clue where I'd find sweet papper sauce! Thank you so much!

Sounds good, cant wait to try it.

Take a four pound pork roast, rub it down with onion soup mix, put it in the slow cooker for about 5 hours on high and you will have the best pork roast you ever had !! ( Use a whole package of Lipton Onion Soup Mix on it.) You won't need to add anything else. When it is done, remove it from the cooker, add some water to the cooker. let it loosen all the "goodie bits', then mix a dab of corn starch with water and add to the gravy , stir well, and when it thickens a little, pour it either over the roast or in a gravy boat and serve."Ummmm good !!

I have a question? Just rub the pork roast? No water in the slow cooker? Thank you

I got a tip for you. After you add the onion soup mix, add a can of Campbell's cream of mushroom soup, then cook and it makes an awesome gravy - this is one of my family favorites - enjoy!

can you do this with a beef chuck roast nstead of a pork roast?

Barilla makes all types of past sauce, including sweet pepper sauce.

Who makes the "sweet pepper pasta sauce?"

Who makes the "sweet pepper pasta sauce?" I don't recall seeing it in my grocery store. Thank you.

Just add some green pepper to your sauce yourself! Add a little or a lot to the recipe!

Red, orange, and yellow peppers are also good to add to this.


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Bacon Corn Bread

When you make this, you can tell the family you're bakin' bacon corn bread. They're gonna think you're repeating yourself and that you're makin' Bacon Bacon Corn Bread...but that's okay. One slice and they'll agree that it's doubly good!

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