California Pot Roast

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by SmHerndon

Delicious! Easy! Rich tasting! Even steak & potatoes men will enjoy this tasty twist on pot roast. I try to make this recipe weekly, and it's better the 2nd day. Can be made in Crockpot. Received this from a church member who is a Home Economics professor. I first made this for my boyfriend, who is married to me now...partially for my cooking, he jokes!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the salad oil in a Dutch oven and brown the meat slowly.
  2. Sprinkle with the seasoned salt.
  3. Pour the tomatoes and wine over the meat.
  4. Add the spaghetti sauce mix (McCormick's is good), Italian seasonings and stir until mix is dissolved.
  5. Add celery and onion.
  6. Add bell pepper, potatoes and carrots, if desired.
  7. Cover and simmer until tender, about 2 hours.
  8. Cook longer for more tender roast, I usually cook mine 4 hours.
  9. Serve the remaining tomato-wine sauce as gravy; thicken if desired.

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