Italian Style Pot Roast (Crock Pot)

Recipe by JillAZ
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READY IN: 11hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat your crock pot to High heat.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over med-hi heat. Add roast and brown well on all sides.
  • While roast is browning, chop pancetta or bacon into small pieces.
  • Chop onion, carrot and celery as well.
  • Mince garlic.
  • Place browned roast in crock pot.
  • Reduce heat in skillet to medium and add the pancetta, onions, carrots and celery to pan.
  • Saute until starting to soften. Then add garlic, salt, pepper, cinnamon stick, cloves and bay leaves.
  • cook and stir for 1 more minute.
  • Add tomato paste and wine. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • Pour over roast in crock and turn roast to make sure it is coated on all sides.
  • Cover and cook on Low for 10-12 hours or Hi for 5-6 hours.
  • When meat is done, remove to a platter and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Pour sauce from crock into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until it is reduced by about 1/3. Taste for seasoning.
  • Remove bay leaves and cinnamon stick and cloves if you can.
  • Add olives and heat through.
  • Serve sauce over meat.
  • Enjoy!
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