After-Work Beef Pot Roast Dinner

Total Recipe Time: on high setting: 6 hours

Makes 6 to 8 Servings


Cooking Process

  1. Press dressing mix evenly onto all surfaces of beef pot roast. Place onions and garlic in 4-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker; top with pot roast. Add bell peppers and broth. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 hours, or on LOW 8 hours. Add zucchini. Continue cooking, covered, 30 minutes or until pot roast is fork-tender.
  2. Remove pot roast and vegetables. Strain cooking liquid; skim fat. Combine 2 cups cooking liquid and cornstarch mixture in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened.
  3. Carve pot roast into slices; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Serve with vegetables and gravy.

Nutrition information per serving, using chuck (1/6 of recipe): 333 calories; 11 g fat; 129 mg cholesterol; 58 mg sodium; 13 g carbohydrate; 44 g protein; 5.4 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 4.4 mcg vitamin B12; 5.5 mg iron; 11.3 mg zinc.

Nutrition information per serving, using round (1/6 of recipe): 324 calories; 11 g fat; 561 mg sodium; 122 g carbohydrate; 42 g protein; 5.8 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 3.2 mcg vitamin B12; 5.0 mg iron; 7.2 mg zinc.

Recipe courtesy The Beef Checkoff