Slow-Cooker Caramelized-Onion Pot Roast

Let slow cooking speed your way to dinner! Tender, flavorful pot roast will be ready when you are. Just add sides, and dinner is served.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
boneless beef chuck roast (4 lb)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
6
medium onions, sliced
1 1/2
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup regular or nonalcoholic beer
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 1 Trim excess fat from beef. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Place onions in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place beef on onions.
  • 3 Mix remaining ingredients; pour over beef and onions. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 4 Remove beef and onions from cooker, using slotted spoon. Cut beef into slices. Skim fat from beef juices in cooker if desired. Serve beef with juices. <BR><BR><B>Note:</B> This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Expert Tips

(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)

If you're lucky enough to have leftovers from this flavor-packed roast, add up to 2 cups cut-up beef and onions to a 16-ounce jar of tomato pasta sauce for the best "mamma mia!" spaghetti sauce!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
170 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19 g
19 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
95 mg
95 %;
Sodium
460 mg
460 %;
Total Carbohydrate
9 g
9 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
32 g
32 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.