Beef Roast with Gravy Recipe
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Beef Roast with Gravy Recipe

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“I always asked Mom to fix this for special occasions just to smell the aroma of that rich gravy as it cooked.” —Nancy Kreiser, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) beef gravy
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup gravy equals 314 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 995 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place carrots and mushrooms in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle roast with garlic powder and pepper. In a large skillet, brown roast in oil on all sides. Transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Combine the gravy, mushroom soup, water and onion soup mix; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Skim fat from gravy if necessary; serve gravy with beef. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Beef Roast with Gravy in Taste of Home June/July 2010, p77

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup gravy equals 314 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 995 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

"This was my first real slow cooker meal and it turned out great. I fixed it up before work, and when I got home it was done. Super easy. Although it was great as is, next time I will add potatoes and celery."

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2013

"Yummy! Definitely worth making!~ Theresa"

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"Almost all the slow cooker roast recipes from Taste of Home have been great! I loved this one-it had great gravy I used with mashed potatoes! YUM!"

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2013

"Excellent! The family couldn't get enough of it!"

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Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

"The gravy was not very good tasting... I don't think the cream of mushroom soup was a good idea.. I will find another receip.."

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