Slow Cooker Beef au Jus

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing


10 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
It's easy to fix this roast, which has lots of onion flavor. Sometimes I also add cubed potatoes and baby carrots to the slow cooker to make a terrific meal plus leftovers. —Carol Hille, Grand Junction, Colorado
Slow Cooker Beef au Jus Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) au jus gravy mix
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cut roast in half. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, brown meat on all sides over medium-high heat.
  2. Place onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with meat. Combine the broth, gravy mix, garlic and pepper; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Remove meat to a cutting board. Let stand for 10 minutes. Thinly slice meat and return to the slow cooker; serve with cooking juices and onion.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked beef: 188 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 471mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate, 0 fiber), 28g protein.