Slow Cooker Italian Bottom Round Roast Recipe

Sunday, February 5, 2017

If you have never tried cooking in a slow cooker, you are missing out on a easy delicious meal. This roast beef cut with a fork. Nothing else to do other than add some herbs, spices and some liquid and you will come home to a fabulous meal. They will think you cooked all day and made gourmet style beef.
We don't have to tell them the truth! You can make any sides your family loves but this goes great with mashed potatoes and corn.

Slow Cooker Italian Bottom Round Roast Recipe

3 lb to 4 lb bottom round roast
1 cup of Red Wine: use any kind Burgundy, Merlot, Chianti, Cabernet
2 garlic cloves

3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced granulated garlic powder
1 teaspoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon of oregano
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt, pepper to taste 

Optional: add par boil boiled carrots and potatoes to the pot with the meat ( you can also add canned peas, mushrooms

Roll the meat in flour. Slit meat in several area's and place pieces of sliced garlic cloves in the slit pocket of meat. Place meat in a 4 to 5 quart slow cooker. If using any vegetables add them now.

Pour the wine in. Sprinkle with herbs, salt,  spices, oil both peppers.

Slow cook on low 6 to 8 hours or high 4 to 6 hours. This great with cooked pasta tossed with butter, olive oil and garlic.


  1. I love a fix it and forget it recipe! LOVE the flavors added to this yummy roast!

  2. Looks really good Claudia - we're doing one tomorrow and will make several different dishes from the meat.

  3. Looks great and I guess it's time to pull the slow cooker out!

  4. I've never cooked a bottom round roast…usually make a chuck roast. Thanks for the inspiration.


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