Petrini's Italian Pot Roast

Recipe by 2ChinaGirls
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




  • Season beef to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a large (5 quart covered) pot over medium to medium high heat.
  • Coat bottom of pre-heated pan with olive oil.
  • Sear meat well on both sides (you may need to cut the meat into smaller pices to accommodate your pan). Once the meat is seared remove to a plate.
  • In a bowl or large measuring cup, mix together the tomato sauce, garlic, italian seasoning, apple juice and vinegar.
  • Pour liquids into pot and deglaze, being sure to scrape up all the yummy goodness on the bottom of the pan.
  • Add back the meat and also add the mushrooms.
  • Lower the heat so that the liquids are at a simmer and cover the pot.
  • Let simmer for 2-3 hours until the meat is falling apart.
  • Serve in shallow bowls over pasta cooked al dente.