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Polynesian Roast Beef Recipe

Polynesian Roast Beef Recipe

“This easy and delicious recipe came from my sister and has been a family favorite for years,” says Annette Mosbarger in Falcon, Colorado. Pineapple and peppers add color and taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:10-11 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef top round roast (3-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons browning sauce, optional
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced

Directions

  • 1. Cut roast in half; brush with browning sauce if desired. Combine the flour, salt and pepper; rub over meat. Place onion in a 3-qt. slow cooker; top with roast.
  • 2. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; refrigerate the pineapple. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and ginger; whisk in the broth, soy sauce, garlic and reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • 3. Add pineapple and green pepper. Cook 1 hour longer or until meat is tender. Yield: 10-11 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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