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italian inspired pot roast with tomato gravy

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynn Socko
San Angelo, TX

A delicious diversion for your everyday Pot Roast.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For italian inspired pot roast with tomato gravy

  • 3 lb
    chuck roast
  • 2 c
  • 1 can
    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
  • **italian sausage links, opt
  • **salt to taste

How To Make italian inspired pot roast with tomato gravy

  • 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.

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