After-Work Beef Pot Roast Dinner

After-Work Beef Pot Roast Dinner

Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff 6 Servings • 10 Min. Prep Time • 6 Hr. Cook Time
1 boneless beef chuck shoulder pot roast or bottom round rump roast (3 to 3-1/2 lb.)
1 envelope (0.7 oz.) Italian salad dressing mix
2 large onions, each cut into 8 wedges
2 cloves garlic, peeled
2 red bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2 in. pieces
1/2 c. ready-to-serve beef broth
2 zucchini, cut into 1/4-in. thick slices
2-1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in 2 Tbsp. water


1. Press dressing mix evenly onto all surfaces of beef pot roast. Place onions and garlic in 4-1/2 to 5-1/2-qt. slow cooker; top with pot roast. Add bell peppers and broth. Cover and cook on High 5 hr., or on Low 8 hr. Add zucchini. Continue cooking, covered, 30 min. or until pot roast is fork-tender.

2. Remove pot roast and vegetables. Strain cooking liquid; skim fat. Combine 2 c. cooking liquid and cornstarch mixture in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1 min. or until thickened.

3. Carve pot roast into slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with vegetables and gravy.

* Nutrition information is per serving, using chuck (1/6 of recipe)

* Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.


Calories: 333; Total Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 129mg; Total Carbs: 13g; Protein: 44g; Sodium: 58mg;