Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Quick Facts

Servings: 10
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 6 hr. 15 min.
Total: 6 hr. 55 min.
A main course, holiday-worthy meal—a juicy roast cooks alongside tender potatoes.


  • 2 1/2 lbs boneless beef sirloin tip or chuck roast
  • 1 Tbs prepared horseradish
  • 1 1/2 lbs yellow onions, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 lb red potatoes, trimmed and halved
  • 2 Tbs fresh thyme leaves, stripped from stems
  • 1 Tbs chopped, fresh rosemary, stems removed
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup red wine (or beef broth)
  • 2 Tbs flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Trim fat from beef roast. Place roast in bottom of 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Spread horseradish over top of roast.
  • Top and surround roast with onions and potatoes.
  • Sprinkle with rosemary and thyme and pour in tomato juice and beef broth.
  • Cover and cook on high setting for 6 to 8 hours or until beef is falling apart and tender.
  • Mix wine (or beef broth) with flour. Pour mixture around the meat in the slow cooker.
  • With a spoon, gently stir the flour mixture into existing sauce without disturbing the meat.
  • Replace cover and cook on high setting for 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • Before serving, season with pepper and salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 270
  Calories from Fat 84 (31%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(16%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(22%)Cholesterol 66mg
(3%)Sodium 82mg
(25%)Potassium 863mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(52%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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