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slow cooked pot roast (sallye)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

Another classic pot roast adapted to the slow cooker - - a perfect combination. Nothing fancy, but it surely is delicious and warming on a cool autumn evening. And your house will smell so good all day while it's cooking.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooked pot roast (sallye)

  • 2 TO 3 lb
    sirloin round roast
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    celery salt
  • 10 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    ap flour
  • 12 oz
    beef broth***
  • or
    12 oz water + 1 tbs beef bouillon
  • 3/4 c
    merlot wine (or your choice red)
  • 1 pkg
    knorr's french onion soup mix
  • 8 oz
    baby carrots
  • 1 lg
    white onion
  • 4 to 6 md
    yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch or flour

How To Make slow cooked pot roast (sallye)

  • 1
    Peel garlic cloves and cut into thin slices and set aside Have slow cooker ready.
  • 2
    Unroll roast if necessary and lay flat on a cutting board or clean surface. Combine salt, pepper and celery salt and vigorously rub into roast.
  • 3
    Sprinkle garlic slices on roast and roll up and tie with cooking twine. Lightly dredge with flour.
  • 4
    Heat oil in heavy skillet until shimmering, sear the roast on all sides. Gently transfer the rolled roast to the crockpot.
  • 5
    Gently stir the beef broth, wine, and Knorr's French onion soup mix until well blended. Pour over roast.
  • 6
    Cook roast on low for 3 to 4 hours.
  • 7
    After 3 or 4 hours, peel and quarter potatoes. Peel onion and cut into thin slices. Transfer potatoes, onions and carrots to slow cooker with roast, layering them around the roast.
  • 8
    Turn temperature to high and cook for approximately 1 hour until vegetables and roast are tender.
  • 9
    GRAVY: Place 2 tablespoons cornstarch in small bowl, add enough water or beef stock to make a thin paste. Stir this into the roast juices and cook until thickened.
  • 10
    Place vegetables and roast back into crockpot and ladle gravy over them.
  • 11
    Best served while still warm.

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