Sassy Pot Roast
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
- 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 pounds)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides; drain.
- Transfer to a 4-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Skim fat. If desired, thicken cooking liquid.
Nutrition Facts3 ounces cooked beef: 243 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 443mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.
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Feb 7, 2019
My 9 year old daughter is normally not a fan of traditional pot roast, but she really liked this one. It was very tender with lots of flavor. I needed it to be done quicker, so I cooked it on high for about 4 hours.
Dec 13, 2017
Great recipe! Slow cooking is great but it can be made a lot healthier. Instead of a crockpot, I used MEC pure clay pot for this recipe. It cooked a lot faster and the flavor was all natural and enhanced. You should try that and I promise you'd never cook in a crockpot again.?
Apr 19, 2017
This roast was okay but not a replacement for my regular standby recipe. It had a distinct sweet sour tang to it that was palatable but not something I would choose to make again. Obviously my review is the exception to the rule. Generally I do like sweet sour flavors but with this roast, it was just not something that was a preferred taste for my family.
Feb 1, 2017
This is so very good. It's a good change from my regular roast beef. With the left overs I piled it on hamburger buns and everyone gobbled them up. Thanks for the recipe.
Oct 25, 2014
Oct 20, 2014
This pot roast was a great change from some other recipes. I added carrots the last 5 hours of cooking, it turned out great, the carrots weren't mushy. I will definitely make this again.
Jan 25, 2013
This is such a delicious and perky pot roast, the flavors are very lively and its not to heavy on the calories! Will definitely make this again.
Dec 29, 2012
This has a great tangy flavor and was perfect for a rump roast instead of a chuck roast. I added the potatoes and carrots to the crockpot to make a full meal.This was a very nice change of pace from the typical pot roast I make.
Nov 29, 2012
This was great...I put it in the slow cooker Monday morning after Thanksgiving. Easy meal on the first work day after holiday and a delicious meal after all the turkey. Everyone in my family (including sons 4 and 6) liked it.