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8 Must-Make Pot Roast & Veggie Dinners

Created January 10, 2017
We’re celebrating the winding down of winter with our favorite slow-cooker pot roasts and perfect Green Giant veggie pairings.
slow cooker caramelized pot roast and green beans & almonds

Roast: Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onion Pot Roast

Veggie: Green Beans & Almonds 

Why it works: Green beans with slivered almonds are the perfect complement to this updated classic pot roast, packed with the rich flavors of caramelized onions, brown sugar and beer.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Roast Dinner and Cheesy Rice & Broccoli

Roast: Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Roast Dinner

Veggie: Cheesy Rice & Broccoli 

Why it works: A play on the favorite chicken and rice casserole, this pairing of slow-cooked chicken and long-grain rice gets a welcome boost from broccoli and cheese sauce.

Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pot Roast and Rosemary Veggie Blend

Roast: Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pot Roast

Veggie: Rosemary Veggie Blend

Why it works: Sun-dried tomatoes and kalamata olives give this roast salty depth, perfectly complementing a sweet blend of sugar snap peas, barley, corn, carrots, black beans and red bell peppers, seasoned with rosemary and sherry wine.

Slow-Cooker Family-Favorite Pot Roast and Shoepeg White Corn & Butter Sauce

Roast: Slow-Cooker Family-Favorite Pot Roast

Veggie: Shoepeg White Corn & Butter Sauce

Why it works: This no-fuss beef roast is the perfect weeknight dinner: Throw everything in the crock on your way out the door in the morning, and come home to a meal everyone will love. Round it out with flavorful, boil-in-the-bag buttered shoepeg white corn.

Slow-Cooker Porketta Pot Roast and Italian Herb Veggies

Roast: Slow-Cooker Porketta Pot Roast

Veggie: Italian Herb Veggies

Why it works: Looking for an option beyond beef? This pot roast calls for a boneless pork shoulder and plenty of Italian flavors, making it an excellent main to pair with veggies seasoned with garlic, basil, oregano and sherry wine.

Slow-Cooker Southwestern Pot Roast and Niblets Corn

Roast: Slow-Cooker Southwestern Pot Roast

Veggie: Niblets Corn

Why it works: Store-bought salsa gives this pot roast plenty of Southwestern flair and goes great with a bag (or two!) of whole-kernel sweet corn.

Slow-Cooker New England Pot Roast and Baby Brussels Sprouts & Butter Sauce

Roast: Slow-Cooker New England Pot Roast 

Veggie: Baby Brussels Sprouts & Butter Sauce

Why it works: Spicy horseradish is the secret to this four-star pot roast, which we love pairing with baby Brussels sprouts in a light butter sauce.

Slow-Cooker Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux and Rice Pilaf

Roast: Slow-Cooker Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

Veggie: Rice Pilaf

Why it works: This Cajun-spiced pot roast already has lots of veggies, thanks to the maque choux of corn, onion, tomatoes and green peppers, so we love to pair it with a classic long-grain rice pilaf.