Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pot Roast

Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pot Roast

Garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and Kalamata olives pack lots of flavor into this Mediterranean dish.

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boneless beef chuck roast (3 lb)
teaspoon salt
tablespoon Italian seasoning
large garlic clove, finely chopped
cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
cup sliced pitted Kalamata or ripe olives
cup Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
cup frozen pearl onions (from 1-lb bag)
  1. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook beef in skillet about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. Sprinkle with salt, Italian seasoning and garlic; remove from skillet.
  2. Place beef, seasoned side up, in 4-to 5-quart slow cooker. Spread tomatoes and olives over roast. Add broth and onions.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until beef is tender.
  4. Remove beef from slow cooker; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Slice beef; serve with beef juice and onions from slow cooker.

    Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.
Makes 8 servings
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Did You Know...
Kalamata olives have a dark purple color and a rich and fruity flavor. They are generally packed in olive oil or vinegar and are sold whole or pitted.
Serve With
Fluffy homemade mashed potatoes--skins on or off--is the perfect partner for beef roast.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 335
    • (Calories from Fat 189 ),
  • Total Fat 21 g
    • (Saturated Fat 8 g,),
  • Cholesterol 105 mg;
  • Sodium 530 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 35 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 5 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.