Apple Cider Pot Roast with Vegetables

Combine beef roast, apple cider, veggies, cinnamon and clove in your slow cooker for a hearty dish on a chilly winter night.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
beef chuck roast (3 lb)
Salt and pepper
1/2
cinnamon stick
1/2
teaspoon cloves
3
medium carrots, chopped
3
medium celery stalks, chopped
1
large onion, chopped
2
cups apple cider
1/4
cup apple pie-flavored liqueur, if desired

  • 1 Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. Place in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 To serve, drain juices. Serve juices over beef and vegetables. If desired, serve with mashed potatoes. Use remaining 4 servings for “Pot Roast Pot Pies.”

Expert Tips

Decrease cider to 1 1/2 cups and add 1/2 cup dark beer.

Add 3 potatoes, peeled and chopped, instead of serving with mashed potatoes.