Slow-Cooker Harvest Pot Roast

Slow-Cooker Harvest Pot Roast
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 13 mins Slow Cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 8 hours


  • 3 pounds boneless chuck roast, trimmed and blotted dry
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium-size onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose four
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 4 medium-size carrots, peeled, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 ribs celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed and quartered

Make It

1. Sprinkle roast with 1/4 teaspoon each thyme, salt and black pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook roast 1 to 2 minutes per side or until browned; transfer roast to slow cooker.

2. Reduce heat to medium and add onion to skillet; cook 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Whisk in wine, broth and 1 1/2 cups water; bring to a boil. Pour liquid into slow cooker over beef and cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 8 hours.

3. When there is 3 hours cook time remaining on HIGH or 4 hours on LOW, remove meat from slow cooker and stir in carrots, celery, potatoes and remaining 3/4 teaspoon thyme. Return meat to slow cooker for remaining cook time.

4. Remove meat from slow cooker; slice. Stir remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt into liquid. Serve roast with vegetables and sauce. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 354, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 82, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 23, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 38, sodium (mg): 251, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.