Maria's Best Crock Pot Roast

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 hrs

My mother in law makes a mean roast. This is a crock pot version of hers which will have you begging for more!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a sharp, thin knife (like a boning knife), create deep holes in the meat, inserting the quartered pieces of garlic and bacon.
  2. Using a mortar and pestle, mash garlic and salt first, then add paprika, parsley, olive oil and vinegar.
  3. Rub this mixture all over the roast.
  4. Put the roast into the crockpot and cook on low 7-10 hours, or until done.
  5. Note: if you like, you can also add 1/2 glass red wine about 1 hour before the roast is done.
  6. You can substitute a pork sirloin roast for the beef too, mmmmm.


Most Helpful

Canarygirl, this one ought to be number one in place of my "To Die For" roast! I had people over for dinner and we all devored this! I don't have a motar and pestle, so I used a fork and a bowl and a little elbow grease and it worked fine! I didn't think my paprika was "smoky" enough so I added a dash of liquid smoke. All of the spices and seasonings produce a very exotic tasting roast! I can't wait for lunch...there was just enough meat left over for a sandwhich!

yooper October 04, 2002

This is very easy and good. The meat was so tender~it just fell apart. Good mixture of seasoning. I will be making this again maybe with the pork roast next. Thanks for a great crockpot recipe canarygirl.

Shari2 October 02, 2002

This is so good and so easy to prepare. I didn't have any thyme, so I left it out. The next time I will cut back on the paprika - it was pretty strong tasting for me. When the roast was done, I added some beef broth to the juices and thickened it with flour and water which made the most wonderful tasting gravy. Overall, a great recipe!

Marie October 12, 2002

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