Bacon and Broccoli Pot Roast

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/2 pound nitrate free bacon chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 pound chuck roast
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups chopped collard greens
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium red onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium beef broth or use bone broth


  • Scatter bacon on bottom of a crock cooker.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Season roast with salt and pepper then brown in skillet for a few seconds to a minute per side. Then place on top of bacon. Place the broccoli and collards around the sides.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all remaining ingredients (garlic through broth). Pour all over roast and veggies, then cover with the lid.
  • Cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or until the roast is tender and falling apart and the veggies are tender. Serve hot.
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