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Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

This Slow Cooker Pot Roast recipe is absolutely mouth watering! Seared roast beef slow cooks with crushed tomatoes and spices, and is served over pasta - perfect for both a weeknight meal or a holiday dinner!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword pot roast, slow cooker pot roast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 466kcal


  • 20 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp parsley dried
  • 1 tsp basil dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 lb beef chuck roast
  • 16 oz thin spaghetti cooked and drained


  • In a medium bowl, stir together crushed tomatoes, onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Heat oil over medium high heat in a skillet. Brown chuck roast on all sides. Remove from heat.
  • Spread half of tomato mixture into bottom of slow cooker. Place roast over mixture and then spoon remaining mixture over roast. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or on high 4 hours.
  • Remove roast from slow cooker and allow to rest 5 minutes. Serve spaghetti topped with tomato sauce and slices of pot roast.


Calories: 466kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 5.4mg