Italian Pot Roast
Tomatoes, red wine, and garlic should complement an Italian pot roast, not overpower it. Many recipes we tried tasted like meat boiled in spaghetti sauce, but we found a way to get all our flavors in order.
Why This Recipe Works
Tomatoes, red wine, and garlic should complement one another in an Italian Pot Roast recipe—not overpower it. A mixture of canned diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste made for a rich, thick sauce that perfectly complemented our Italian Pot Roast. Dropping a whole head of garlic into the pot gently perfumed the meat and the sauce in our recipe. Simmering the pot roast in the oven instead of on the stovetop ensured even cooking and kept the sauce from scorching.