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Easy slow cooker pot roast

Serves 4 with room for leftovers Servings
Serves 4 with room for leftovers Servings


  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme
  • 2 teaspoon chopped rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon – 2 1/2 lb. beef chuck roasts
  • 1 cup jarred tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 cup onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 cup fennel, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/2 pound small yukon gold potatoes, about 8 potatoes
  • Preparation

    Baking Directions:

    In a small bowl, mix together the garlic, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper and olive oil.

    Spread this mixture evenly all over the 2 chuck roast.

    In a 6 quart slow cooker, using a wooden spoon, mix together the tomato sauce and red wine.

    Scatter the onion, fennel and potatoes around the bottom of the pan.

    Nestle the 2 pieces of chuck into the vegetables and cook on low for 8 hours.

    Remove the pot roast from the slow cooker and cover with foil to keep warm.

    Using a small ladle, skim off any fat that may be on top of the juices left in the pan and discard.

    Slice the pot roast and serve along side the braised fennel and potatoes.

    Spoon some of the remaining juices over the roast before serving.

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