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Slow-Cooker Caramelized-Onion Pot Roast

Slow-Cooker Caramelized-Onion Pot Roast
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 10 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12
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.
Updated August 25, 2017
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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

Steps

  • 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. Note: 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.

  • 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 Facts

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