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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Chimichurri

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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Chimichurri
Brought to You by Old El Paso
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6
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If you’ve never tasted chimichurri, run to your kitchen and make this—pronto. It only takes a minute to whip up this show-stealing sauce, packed with cilantro, parsley and garlic. Use it to top this hearty pot roast, cooked low and slow, for an unforgettable anytime meal.
Updated Jan 9, 2018

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 1/2 to 3 lb)
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3/4 cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped red onion
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Arrange onions in slow cooker. Place beef over onions. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Pour broth over beef and onions. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in food processor, place cilantro and parsley. Cover and process until chopped. Add oil, vinegar, garlic, jalapeño chile, oregano and salt. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to small bowl; cover and refrigerate the chimichurri sauce at least 1 hour to let flavors blend.
  • 3
    Serve pot roast with cabbage, red onion and chimichurri sauce.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Old El Paso™ flour tortillas or white rice make the perfect side dish to this flavorful meal.
  • tip 2
    Any leftover chimichurri can be covered and kept in refrigerator up to 1 week to use on grilled meat, sandwiches, even scrambled eggs!

Nutrition

540 Calories, 38g Total Fat, 36g Protein, 13g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
340
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
10g
52%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
105mg
34%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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