Slow Cooker Chimichurri Beef Roast
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Adore this beef. Whenever we make slow cooker beef roasts, we usually end up shredding the beef into the rich sauce - and this one is just the same. Chimichurri sauce is a cilantro based sauce that you could use to cook on the beef and as a garnish. You can usually find it on the international aisle at your grocery store, and in some stores, it’s closer to the condiments. If you can’t find it, you could use another “green salsa” type sauce and garnish with fresh cilantro. We love this as tacos, over rice and just as is!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef chuck roast
  • 1 - 7 oz jar(s) chimichurri sauce
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - black beans**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 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. Spread the chimichurri sauce directly over the roast. Note: if you slow cooker “runs hot” and overcooks meat, you might want to add a cup of water or beef broth.
  2. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.
  3. Cook the rice as directed.
  4. Prepare the veggies and black beans.
  5. Serve Slow Cooker Chimichurri Beef Roast with rice and beans and side of veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

  • 2 lb. beef chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 jar of chimichurri sauce

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.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Chimichurri Beef Roast

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with rice and beans and side of veggies.

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