Recipe by Gina Izzy Shores
"Delicious pot roast and onions in a savory sauce in the slow cooker."
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1 (2 1/2 pound)
boneless beef chuck roast
ground black pepper
onion, halved and sliced
I made this for Recipe Group. "Quick" and easy. I have to admit, I did not measure the seasonings. I browned the beef late and night and let it cook overnight, while I slept. In the morning, I shredded the beef, and placed it back in the crockpot, set to warm. My daughter and I ran an errand, and came back to have the roast for lunch with Mom. We love onion cooked with roast beef, so I added an extra onion. Wish I'd thought to add mushrooms! I liked this, but will probably stick with my usual method of cooking pot roast. Mom and daughter liked this VERY much, and split the leftovers, leaving me with none! I served it with a cucumber and onion salad, mashed sweet potatoes, and roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower. A very enjoyable Sunday lunch!
Did not care for it. The Balsamic was too overpowering.
Original review: I followed the recipe exactly, including the cut of meat. It resulted in a moist and tender roast that was very good, but not 5 star good. I was worried that the balsamic would over power the entire dish, but with the long cooking time, it did not. You could tell it was there and some of the flavor of that came through, but not too much. If I was to make again, I would add in some carrots and celery and would cut the vinegar by half. Update: I raised this recipe to 5 stars based on the left-overs. The left-overs are absolutely fantastic and I will probably make this again as written just for them.
Made for Recipe Group. I used an English cut roast for this. Shredded it at the end of cooking time and put back in the juices(it was so tender it was falling apart). I made sandwiches with provolone and a nice sub bun. Good flavor, but lacking some extra zip in there for me. I added a little worcestershire, some more garlic powder and a little shake of hot sauce. Really easy recipe though, and the more onions the better! Thanks for the recipe.
I made this for Recipe Group. I have to say it was OK, but not good. I will probably not make again, and just stick with my other recipes for beef roasts. I thought the vinegar was way overboard, and the rest was quite bland. When it was finished I removed from the slow cooker and thickened the juice into a "gravy" then shredded the meat and returned to the slow cooker. I made mashed potatoes and we ate it as an open-faced sandwich with corn on the side. Hubby agreed he'd rather not have this again.
Absolutely delish! I wasn't too sure about this recipe at first with only balsamic & onion, but boy am I glad I gave it a try!! It's simple and so delicious! I also added a couple of sprigs of fresh Rosemary to the pot and then baby carrots at the last 30 minutes and they came out perfect! Serve with homemade mashed potatoes and you have an awesome dinner! Perfect for company too:)
Recipe Group Selection for January 18, 2014 – I like that this was an easy recipe, however I felt it was missing a little something. I wish I had added more onions and added extra seasonings to bring it up a notch.
It's amazing! Especially the onions!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Pot Roast with Balsamic Onions
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 144
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