Savory Pot Roast

Pot roast is the perfect meal for a cold snowy day. You get all the preparation out of the way in the morning, and it will make your home smell fabulous as it cooks to perfection in the slow cooker.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 10 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. beef bottom round roast
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable juice cocktail
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from beef and sprinkle with flour, salt, and pepper. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet. Brown beef on both sides over medium high heat, about 5 to 7 minutes total.
  • Meanwhile, in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine onion, potatoes, and carrots. Place beef on vegetables.
  • Add wine and vegetable juice cocktail to skillet; cook and stir to remove pan drippings. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Pour over beef in slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 10 hours until beef and vegetables are very tender. Serve beef and vegetables with sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. beef bottom round roast
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable juice cocktail
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup

Directions

  • Trim excess fat from beef and sprinkle with flour, salt, and pepper. Heat vegetable oil in large skillet. Brown beef on both sides over medium high heat, about 5 to 7 minutes total.
  • Meanwhile, in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine onion, potatoes, and carrots. Place beef on vegetables.
  • Add wine and vegetable juice cocktail to skillet; cook and stir to remove pan drippings. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Pour over beef in slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 10 hours until beef and vegetables are very tender. Serve beef and vegetables with sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium400mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars10g
Protein21g