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Sassy Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours

Makes

8 servings

I love walking into my home after a long day and smelling this lovely pot roast. You can add potatoes and carrots to round out the meal, and the leftover meat makes a comforting soup for the next night. —Susan Burkett, Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Sassy Pot Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides; drain.
  2. 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 Facts

3 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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