Parmesan Crusted Beef Roast
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This is such a delicious and hearty slow cooker meal. The Parmesan crusted beef roast is the perfect complement to the pasta and marinara. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef chuck roast
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 1 - cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp minced onion
  • Side: - veggies**
  • Side: - pasta with marinara**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the beef roast into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Pour the beef broth around the roast.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, toss together the grated Parmesan cheese, minced garlic and minced onion. Spoon directly onto the beef roast and press down lightly.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, slice or shred the Parmesan crusted beef.
  4. Prepare veggies.
  5. Cook the pasta, drain and toss with marinara sauce.
  6. Serve Parmesan Crusted Beef Roast with pasta and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, toss together 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, 4 tsp minced garlic and 2 tsp minced onion.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. beef chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • Half of the Parmesan cheese mixture, pressed into the beef

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Special notes


Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there isn’t a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free pasta or other gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Parmesan Crusted Beef Roast

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with veggies and pasta.