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Slow Cooker Beef Recipe: Herbed Pot Roast

Updated on March 12, 2011

Are you looking for an elegant beef recipe that you can prepare in your slow cooker? Cooking a roast in a slow cooker is not difficult at all, and the results are always delicious. Whether you are planning to host a party or if you are looking for a simple recipe that will allow you to come home from work to a delicious hot meal, this herbed pot roast recipe is sure to please!

Ingredients

  • 5 pound roast (eye of round, sirloin tip, chuck, or your favorite cut of beef)
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of Dijon or stone ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoons of lemon juice (bottled or fresh)
  • 1 can of beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves

Preparation Instructions

Trim fat from beef roast and discard. Poke a few holes in the meat with a knife or fork. Sprinkle the basil, rosemary, salt, and pepper on the meat and rub the seasonings in so that they cover the top of the meat and go into the holes. Pour the beef broth into the slow cooker and add the mustard and lemon juice. Stir until well blended. Add the bay leaves. Place the seasoned meat into the liquid. Put the lid on the slow cooker and turn the setting to low. Cook on the low setting for 8 – 10 hours without removing the lid. When ready, the meat will separate easily with a fork. Alternately, you can cook the recipe on the high setting for 4 – 6 hours. Use the cooking liquid as au jus, or make gravy with the seasoned beef broth base.

Serving Suggestion

This delicious recipe is a hearty main course that tastes great served along several types of side dishes. Consider pairing your herbed pot roast with crusty French bread rolls, baked or mashed potatoes, a green bean or other vegetable casserole, and a delicious tossed green salad.

Ideas for What to Do with Leftovers

If there is any meat left, you can enjoy the leftovers a number of ways. Roast beef sandwiches are a great way to use leftovers for an easy lunch the next day. For a creative touch, mix leftover meat with your favorite flavor of barbecue sauce and create your own homemade pulled beef barbecue for sandwiches or a barbecue plate meal. You can also use leftover meat and broth as the basis for creating a delicious homemade soup or stew recipe.

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    leann2800 

    7 years ago

    i haven't used mustard on my beef in the crock pot before. But, it sounds good. I will have to try it this way. Thanks for sharing.

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    Katherine Baldwin 

    9 years ago from South Carolina

    This looks great. I was just telling my family how tired I was of chicken. I was already going to pick up a sirloin tip roast for tomorrow. Just have to check the pantry to make sure I have everything else needed for the recipe.

    Thanks

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