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Slow-Cooker Tuscan Pot Roast

slow-cooker tuscan pot roast Entree Italian
Slow-Cooker Tuscan Pot Roast
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 8 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8

Give pot roast an Italian twist in no time with porcini mushrooms and oregano.

Updated December 29, 2009
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 1
    package (1 oz) dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1
    cup hot water
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1
    teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    boneless beef rump roast (2 1/2 lb), trimmed of fat
  • 1
    can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1
    cup frozen small whole onions (from 1-lb bag), thawed
  • 1/2
    cup dry red wine or Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, place mushrooms and hot water; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix garlic, lemon peel, oregano and salt. Rub mixture over beef; place in cooker.
  • 3
    Drain mushrooms; coarsely chop. Top beef with mushrooms, tomatoes, thawed onions and wine.
  • 4
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 5
    Remove beef from cooker; place on cutting board. Cover; let stand 10 minutes. Cut beef into 8 serving pieces; serve with tomato mixture.

  • Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and slices of wheat bread.
  • Rehydrated dried porcini mushrooms have a chewy texture and deep, woodsy flavor.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
26%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
3g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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