Slow Cooker Balsamic Beef Pot Roast
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Slow Cooker Balsamic Beef Pot Roast

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Total Time9 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 428kcal
Author: Sarah Olson


  • 3 lb. beef chuck roast
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 cup Italian dressing (I use Newmans' Own)
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

Slow Cooker Size:

  • 5 quart or larger


  • Sprinkle the roast with salt and pepper. Preheat a large pan on the stove-top over medium high heat. When the pan is hot add the oil. Brown the roast on both sides and then add to the slow cooker.
  • Add the oregano, basil, garlic, Italian dressing, onion and balsamic vinegar. 
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 9-10 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Shred and enjoy with your favorite sides.



Nutritional values are approximate. Please use your own calculations if you require a special diet. Values below are for 1/8 of the recipe.


Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 553mg | Potassium: 635mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 0.9% | Vitamin C: 0.6% | Calcium: 6.3% | Iron: 25.1%