Roast Beef with Gravy Recipe

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"Start this simple roast in the morning and you'll have savory slices of meat and gravy ready at suppertime," writes Tracy Ashbeck of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The tender beef is loaded with homemade taste and leaves plenty for main dishes later in the week.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef sirloin tip roast (4 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 2 cups cold water
  • Hot mashed potatoes

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 163 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut roast in half; rub with 1/4 cup flour. Place in 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine soup and gravy mixes with remaining flour; stir in water until blended. Pour over roast.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Slice roast; serve with mashed potatoes and gravy. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Roast Beef with Gravy in Quick Cooking January/February 2001, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 163 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2012

Simple & delicious. I make this often for my family

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2012

The flour that states in the recipe will not mix with the other ingredients. I have had better.

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

I've made this recipe with beef, pork, and turkey and it always comes out delicious. Sometimes I also add some quartered potatoes to the slow cooker. This is a very versatile recipe and so easy!

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Reviewed Mar. 10, 2011

I agree with the previous posts, this roast falls apart. I really enjoyed it, very tender. the gravy was no fuss and was also very good. enjoyed!

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Reviewed Feb. 19, 2010

I make this recipe quite often! I never have cut the roast in half, so not sure it makes a difference? I also have used sirloin steak instead of the roast. Just as good! Also, I've substituted the brown gravy mix with herb gravy mix for just a lil extra flavor.

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