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Special Slow-Cooked Beef

This hearty entree is easy to prepare for Sunday dinner. While the beef is slow cooking, the cook has lots of time to attend to the other details. With mashed potatoes on the side, it’s comfort food for the cool months ahead. —Juli George, Grandville, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pounds), cubed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh pearl onions, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown meat in oil in batches; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, salt and garlic; top with olives and tomatoes. Add broth and onions. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 6-8 hours.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove beef and onions to a serving platter and keep warm. Pour cooking juices into a small saucepan; skim fat.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Spoon over beef mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 332 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 551mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein.

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  • cinderbe
    Feb 9, 2018

    What are the nutritional facts?

  • Joscy
    Oct 14, 2013

    Has been some time since making, plan to again soon.

  • sabrinaehmke
    Dec 5, 2009

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