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Beef Roast Dinner Recipe
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Beef Roast Dinner Recipe

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Because this healthy dish is slow cooked, you can use less-expensive roasts with results as mouthwatering as the more costly cuts. Change up the veggies for variety, nutrition or to suit your tastes!—Sandra Dudley, Bemidji, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound red potatoes (about 4 medium), cubed
  • 1/4 pound small fresh mushrooms
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium parsnip, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked beef with 2/3 cup vegetables and 1/4 cup gravy equals 245 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 427 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. Place vegetables in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut roast in half; place in slow cooker. Combine the broth, salt, oregano and pepper; pour over meat.Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil.
  3. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat and vegetables. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Beef Roast Dinner in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p48

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked beef with 2/3 cup vegetables and 1/4 cup gravy equals 245 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 427 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

Not good

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

I have never cooked roast beef in a crock pot until trying this recipe. It was delicious! I loved how tender the meat came out. Will surely be using this again soon!

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

This was very tasty. I've been looking for a recipe to help me out when I'm giving one day notice to prepare a meal for a crew who are coming to help out on the ranch. This is the recipe

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

Just the right amount of oregano. This makes the toughest, cheapest cut of beef fall apart. You could even use a steer's hoofs and it would melt in your mouth.

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

Too much oregano and I did by a cheaper meat-rump, it was not tender.

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