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Hearty Pot Roast

Heavy up on the veggies for an extra boost of nutrition in this healthier version of a beef pot roast.

Hearty Pot Roast

Hearty Pot Roast

Heavy up on the veggies for an extra boost of nutrition in this healthier version of a beef pot roast.

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast
  • 4 medium Russet potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 cups chopped RealSweet® sweet onion
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; add chuck roast, season with salt and pepper as desired, and cook 3-5 minutes on each side, or until meat is browned.
  2. Place chuck roast, potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, onions, garlic, tomatoes, broth and Italian seasoning in slow cooker and cook on low 8 hours or high 4 hours.
  3. Season with lemon juice, to taste.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 477Total Fat: 28.97gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 524mgCarbohydrates: 22.22gFiber: 4.86gProtein: 26.25g

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Grace Vilches

About the Author

Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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