Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe
3 lb chuck roast
1 1/2 onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves - minced
16 oz can stewed tomatoes
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp oil
1 coarsely ground pepper
1 flour to cover the roast
8 oz water (1/2 can)
I used the 4 qt westbend which has a removable cooking pot which can
be used to brown the roast on the stove top.... Saute onion & garlic
with oil in the cooking pot till transparent. Season the roast with
Salt & Pepper and then dredge (lightly) in flour. Brown roast (on top
of the onions & garlic) in the cook-pot on both sides (10 min).
Transfer to the slow cooker, add the stewed tomatoes, water and
Worcestershire sauce. Cooked on setting 4 (of 5) for about 5 hrs.
When done, puree the remaining tomatoes, juices & onions, return to
pan, add thickener for gravy...
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