Italian inspired Pot Roast with Tomato Gravy

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

A delicious diversion for your everyday Pot Roast.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

3 lb
chuck roast
2 c
water
1 can(s)
14.5 oz diced tomatoes w/oregano, basil, and garlic
2 tsp
granulated garlic
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
dried basil
2 tsp
tomato paste
1/4 c
flour
**italian sausage links, opt
**salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place roast in slow cooker. Add water and spices and diced can tomatoes, turn on to 300° or med heat. Simmer for about 2 hrs. Add Italian sausage links (optional). Simmer another hour or until roast is super tender.
2
When roast is done remove liquid to bowl and skim off fat. Add about 1 c of hot liquid to sauce pan and 1/4 c of flour and whisk together, make sure all lumps are removed. Add remaining liquid, I had about 2 c of liquid. Now in bowl mix together 2 tbsp of tomato paste and another cup of water. Add to sauce and stir in well. Let simmer about 5 min. Add salt to taste.
3
Place roast over pasta or garlic bread and spoon on sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy