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
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 0

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.

    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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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