Cooking Light's Crock Pot Italian Pot Roast

Total Time
5hrs 5mins
5 mins
5 hrs

This is so easy and delicious! Is great with a salad and bread.

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  • 2 12 lbs boneless round roast
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce (or regular)
  • 1 (2/3 ounce) package Italian salad dressing mix


  1. Slice roast in half for even cooking; place in crock pot.
  2. Add onion and remaining ingredients.
  3. Cover and cook on high setting 5 hours or until roast is tender.
  4. Or, cover and cook on high setting one hour; reduce to low setting, and cook 7 hours.
  5. Slice meat to serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

This recipe is great for the inexperience cook. It was easy to follow and the meat turned out tender with a great tomato taste. The gravy was even better. Served it with mashed potatotes and green beans.

4 5

I think I've found out that I prefer a creamy mushroom gravy with pot roast, but this was good and the family went up for seconds.

3 5

I made this recipe several times using the meat called for in the recipe. Turned out dry. so, the 3 stars mean I used a boneless chuck roast, which cooked up tender and moist. I did add the carrots and it turned out great. My husband said this way is better.