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Coffee-Flavored Beef Roast

Coming home to a complete meal is so wonderful. This dish takes very little preparation but the results are delicious.—Jean Collier, Hanford, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings (2 cups gravy)

Ingredients

  • 6 medium red potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 6 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 2 beef sirloin tip roasts (2 to 3 pounds each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups whole fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups brewed coffee
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • Place potatoes and carrots in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle beef with half of the salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides. Transfer to slow cooker.
  • In the same skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in the drippings for 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the coffee, chili powder and remaining salt and pepper. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid 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 meat and vegetables.

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  • barbarabolk
    Jun 29, 2015

    Made this twice. The first time I made it I thought it was bland, so I used a different cut of meat--still bland. Meh....