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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Chimichurri

slow-cooker pot roast with chimichurri Entree Latin American
Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Chimichurri
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

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 January 9, 2018
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
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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