This is not your ordinary roast, but a flavorful surprise. Simple enough to put together with ease, but interesting enough to serve to dinner guests on special occasions. Feel free to add your own special touches. Adding sun dried tomatoes and bell peppers works wonderfully. Delicious served over steamed white or Mexican style rice.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and brown the roast on all sides. Season with salt and pepper, and transfer to a slow cooker.

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  • Dissolve the vegetable bouillon in the boiling water, and pour into the slow cooker. Mix the pepperoni, onion, black olives, garlic, and tomatoes into the slow cooker.

  • Cover, and cook 4 hours on High or 8 hours on Low.

Partner Tip

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

Nutrition Facts

510 calories; 30.8 g protein; 8.4 g carbohydrates; 118.2 mg cholesterol; 869.2 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
01/20/2007
This was an easy way to have a really nice family sit-down dinner... even my picky 15-year old son raved about this (he did pick out the olives but my wife and I loved it just the way it was!) The ONLY thing I'll change the next time is to have the ingeredients because this was waay too much for the three of us (even considering the left overs!) Give this a try I think you'll be glad that you did! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/19/2006
I wasn't sure about this when looking at the ingredients but was pleasantly surprised when the flavor exploded in my mouth! Not much on olives but they are yummy after soaking up the combination of flavors! A bit too greasy for my taste (probably just need to back off on the pepperoni a little) but this is going to be great left-overs with mashed potatoes tomorrow night! Read More
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  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 6
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  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 3 stars
01/19/2006
I wasn't sure about this when looking at the ingredients but was pleasantly surprised when the flavor exploded in my mouth! Not much on olives but they are yummy after soaking up the combination of flavors! A bit too greasy for my taste (probably just need to back off on the pepperoni a little) but this is going to be great left-overs with mashed potatoes tomorrow night! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/20/2007
This was an easy way to have a really nice family sit-down dinner... even my picky 15-year old son raved about this (he did pick out the olives but my wife and I loved it just the way it was!) The ONLY thing I'll change the next time is to have the ingeredients because this was waay too much for the three of us (even considering the left overs!) Give this a try I think you'll be glad that you did! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/21/2007
I didn't have olives I wish I did because that would have been outstanding! I chopped up carrots mushrooms and zucchini and added it to the sauce just to hide some veggies for my kids. Served it over rotoni noodles. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2007
We loved it! We wanted pot roast but a different type of pot roast. This was great! We added green pimento stuffed olives as well and they added alot of flavor. Served it with mashed potatoes and green beans. Delicious! It's a keeper! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/13/2015
We really enjoyed this roast! I chose a lean chuck roast and followed the recipe exactly only the pepperoni I could only find in a three ounce package which worked out great. I served it over baked potatoes like a loaded baked potato with steamed corn on the side. The juices from the roast made the potato delicious! Highly recommend this recipe as a nice change to your usual pot roast recipe. Also great recipe for chicken. I use frozen "grilled and ready" breasts and we love the sauce mixed with fluffy white rice as a side dish. Very versatile recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/04/2010
YUM! I added some shredded mozzarella and Italian herbs and called it Pizza Pasta. Love it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/29/2010
this was awsome and easy to make. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/23/2011
I thought this was a great recipe. Made exactly as stated except my roast was only 3.25lbs (the biggest the grocery store had) I really don't think the pepperoni added much to the dish. I didn't have the "greasy" issue another reviewer had with the pepperoni. It was absolutely foolproof and there no leftovers - so no pictures:( So sorry. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/24/2010
This was yummy! My 8 year old had 3rds of the roast. He liked that it tasted like pizza. My husband who does not like to try new things loved it. I used turkey pepperoni to cut down on grease. Also I would use less liquid since it doesn't boil down in a crock pot. Will make this a lot this winter. Read More
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