Slow-Cooker Beef Roast with Onions and Potatoes

Onion and potatoes add Old-World flavor to a family favorite beef roast.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 9 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
large sweet onion, cut in half, then cut into thin slices
3-lb boneless beef bottom round roast
3
baking potatoes, cut into 1 1/2- to 2-inch cubes
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
package (1 oz) onion soup mix (from 2-oz box)
1/4
cup all-purpose flour

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place onion. If beef roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Place beef on onion. Place potatoes and garlic around beef. In small bowl, mix 1 1/4 cups of the broth and the dry soup mix; pour over beef. (Refrigerate remaining broth.)
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove beef and vegetables from cooker; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup broth and the flour; gradually stir into juices in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened. Serve sauce over beef and vegetables.
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place onion. If beef roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Place beef on onion. Place potatoes and garlic around beef. In small bowl, mix 1 1/4 cups of the broth and the dry soup mix; pour over beef. (Refrigerate remaining broth.)
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove beef and vegetables from cooker; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup broth and the flour; gradually stir into juices in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened. Serve sauce over beef and vegetables.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Warm frozen dinner rolls while the juices are thickening in the slow cooker. Cook frozen broccoli in the microwave, and the meal is ready in minutes.

To save pecious time in the morning, cut the onion and chop the garlic the night before and refrigerate.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
49g
49%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 6 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.