Cocoa Roma Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Cocoa Roma Slow Cooker Pot RoastIngredients

4 lb Chuck Roast or your favorite roasting meat

1 large Onion, large dice

2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil

2 Carrots, peeled and cut into 3” pieces

1 cup DCD Cocoa Roma Pasta Sauce

½ stick Butter

¼ cup All-Purpose Flour


Black Pepper



  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet or large frying pan over medium high to high heat until pan gets very hot
  2. Trim roast, pat dry and rub vegetable oil over entire surface. Apply Salt and Pepper to all sides.
  3. Place roast in skillet and sear on all sides for approximately 1-2 minutes.
  4. Transfer roast to crock pot.
  5. Add 1Tbsp vegetable oil to skillet and sauté Onions and Carrots for 3-4 minutes. Transfer onions and carrots to slow cooker.
  6. Pour 1 cup DCD Cocoa Roma Pasta Sauce over top of roast. Cover.
  7. Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or until roast is fork tender.
  8. Remove all liquid from slow cooker and reserve.
  9. In skillet, add ½ cup butter and melt over medium heat. Add ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour and stir with whisk until roux is smooth and bubbling. Add reserved liquid and stir until gravy is smooth and has thickened.
  10. Serve with Mashed Potatoes, Rice, or Noodles.

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