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Slow Cooker Savory Tomato Pot Roast

This pot roast recipe isn't just your run of the mill pot roast recipe, it has a lot of flavor! With a bright flare of spicy notes such as cumin and turmeric and the tang of the tomato, it is sure to impress.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Savory Tomato Pot Roast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Two Pink Peonies
Cost $10

Equipment

  • slow cooker (6 quart or larger)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless chuck roast
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 carrots shaved and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar heaping
  • 1 can can of tomato sauce (15 ounces) about 15 ounces
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Begin by spraying your slow cooker with a non-stick spray, add the olive oil and then add about half of the onions, carrots, and sweet potatoes to the bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Rub the meat with garlic salt and black pepper and then place it on top of the vegetables.
  • Add the tomato sauce and remaining spices, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, and water.
  • Mix well and then add the other half of the onions, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
  • Cook on low for six to eight hours.