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Stout & Honey Beef Roast Recipe
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Stout & Honey Beef Roast Recipe

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Here's a heartwarming meal that's ideal for chilly days and hectic nights. Honey, beer and seasonings make the sauce different and oh-so good. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 small red potatoes
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (4 pounds), trimmed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 cup stout beer or additional beef broth
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 894 calories, 33 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 952 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 72 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes, carrots and onions in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut roast in half; transfer to slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the broth, beer, honey, garlic, marjoram, thyme, salt, pepper and cinnamon; pour over top. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.
  2. Remove roast and cut a portion of the meat into cubes, measuring 2 cups; cover and save for another use. Slice the remaining beef and keep warm. Strain cooking juices, reserving vegetables and 1 cup juices; skim fat from reserved juices.
  3. Transfer to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. 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 beef and vegetables. Yield: 4 servings plus leftovers.
Originally published as Stout & Honey Beef Roast in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 894 calories, 33 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 221 mg cholesterol, 952 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 72 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

Reviews for Stout & Honey Beef Roast

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014

"It cooked well, but the sauce was way too sweet and not very interesting."

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

"how would i adjust the honey... I tasted it this morning and it seems to be very much on the sweeter side (I had it cooking on a very low setting in my crockpot all night)"

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2012

"I wasn't inspired by this dish. We felt it lacked in flavor... sorry. I really wanted to like this recipe."

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"I also add celery to the potatoes, carrots and onion. We love this meal."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"I have made this many times. I do not use stout but extra beef broth. It is excellent and very flavorful."

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