Pot Roast with Chipotle-Fruit Sauce


Serve this Pot Roast with Chipotle-Fruit Sauce with hot cooked couscous or rice to soak up the fruity sauce. You can adjust the amount of chipotle peppers, depending on how much heat you like.

Pot Roast with Fruit and Chipotle Sauce
Photo: Peter Krumhardt
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 3 pound boneless beef chuck pot roast

  • 2 teaspoon garlic-pepper seasoning

  • 1 7 ounce package mixed dried fruit

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch


  1. Sprinkle both sides of meat with garlic-pepper seasoning. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Place meat in the cooker. Add fruit, the 1/2 cup water, and the peppers.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 5-1/2 hours. Transfer meat and fruit to a serving platter. Cover and keep warm.

  3. Transfer cooking liquid to a bowl or glass measuring cup; skim off fat. In a medium saucepan combine the 1 tablespoon water and the cornstarch; add cooking liquid. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Thinly slice meat. Spoon sauce over sliced meat and fruit. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

576 Calories
19g Fat
23g Carbs
76g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 576
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 229mg 76%
Sodium 502mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Protein 76g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 9.5mg 53%
Potassium 918mg 20%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 7.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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