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Fruited Pot Roast Recipe

This is a wonderful variation of classic pot roast. My family really enjoys it. The fruit is a nice change from the usual vegetables that normally accompany this dish.—Linda South, Pineville, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7 ounces) mixed dried fruit
  • 1 large onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place fruit and onion in a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker; add apple juice. Top with roast; sprinkle with seasonings.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Serve beef with fruit mixture. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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