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Italian Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

Slow Cooker Italian Pot Roast Recipe

Try this Italian twist on the traditional slow cooker pot roast recipe. This dish, which is served over penne pasta, is bursting with Italian flavors, including garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 523 kcal


  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 16 ounces baby carrots
  • 1 yellow onion quartered
  • lbs chuck roast
  • 6 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers sliced (2 whole peppers)
  • 4-6 Tablespoons sundried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped
  • salt and peper to taste
  • 3-4 cups beef broth
  • 16 ounces penne pasta


  1. Place sliced mushrooms, carrots and onion in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  2. Season the beef on both sides with salt and pepper and place on top of the vegetables.
  3. Top beef with garlic, roasted red peppers, sundried tomatoes and chopped parsley
  4. Add broth and spices; season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  5. Cook on low for 8 hours, until beef is tender and falling apart.
  6. Near the end of the cooking time, prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and keep warm.
  7. Serve pot roast, vegetables and sauce over penne noodles.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Italian Pot Roast Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 523 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 1089mg47%
Potassium 1065mg30%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 8250IU165%
Vitamin C 27.1mg33%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 5.5mg31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.