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Melt-in-Your-Mouth Beef Cacciatore

Rated as 4.91 out of 5 Stars

"Tender roast beef cooked cacciatore-style in your slow cooker with lots of bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms in a hearty red wine tomato sauce. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and garlic bread."
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6 h 20 m servings 349
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add roast and garlic; season roast with salt and pepper. Cook roast until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer roast and garlic to a slow cooker; add onions, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, water, green bell pepper, mushrooms, red wine, sugar, fennel seed, Italian seasoning, and thyme.
  3. Cook on Low for 6 hours.


  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 349 calories; 19.5 18.9 20 65 279 Full nutrition

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First just let me say that this dish is delicious. I'm not sure I made it properly. I tried following the directions, but I'm not sure that cacciatore is supposed to fall apart like that. Perhap...

I modified the recipe by cooking it for 9 hours on high. Adding another 1/2 cup of wine and more spice. It melted in my mouth after that. I'm serving it three ways. One with egg noodles and ...

This was delicious! I was pressed for time so I couldn't make it in the slow cooker as I had planned. I cut the roast into bite sized peices and dredged them in flour, salt, pepper and garlic...

This is great. I wouldn't change anything. Thanks for a great recipe.

I leave out anything that generates spicy heat because my system won't take it, but other than that followed the recipe. What's the word? Scrumpdilyicious!!!

Making it again tonight. Love it.

I omitted the water and used red cooking wine instead of red wine. Served with mashed potatoes. Was a hit!!!! TYVM for recipe :)

I cut the beef into small cubes. Then I marinate the beef over night in some wine. The next morning, I cooked the beef in the skillet as suggested. I followed the recipe to a T. all I can say is...

Delicious ~ Loved this recipe Easy to follow directions and the house smelled so good we couldn’t wait to eat. Served over rice with Parmesan Cheese