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You'll never make your pot roast ANY other way again after trying it Italian-style with lots of tender root veggies! The ultimate healthy comfort food.
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Italian-Style Pot Roast with Root Vegetables

You'll never make your pot roast ANY other way again after trying it Italian-style with lots of tender root veggies! The ultimate healthy comfort food.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 330kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots peeled, and 2-in diced
  • 1 medium parsnip peeled, and 2-in diced
  • 1 medium turnip peeled, and 2-in diced
  • 2 small sweet potatoes peeled and 2-in diced
  • 1 medium onion 2-in diced
  • 2 lbs beef chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 24 oz jar pasta sauce
  • Minced fresh basil for topping

Instructions

  • Arrange parsnips, turnips, sweet potatoes, and onion around edges of a greased 5-qt slow cooker. Season chuck roast on both sides with salt and pepper. Nestle in the middle of slow cooker around the vegetables and sprinkle minced garlic on top.
  • Pour pasta sauce over roast. Cover and let cook on low 7-8 hours until vegetables are tender and beef easily shreds with a fork. Sprinkle minced basil on top and serve pot roast warm. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.5g | Protein: 36.8g | Fat: 9.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.2g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 448mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 10.2g