Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast Recipe -
Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast Recipe
  • READY IN 10+ hrs

Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast

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"This roast is one of my family's all-time favorites. It makes the house smell amazing all day. If you have leftovers, the sauce is a delicious au-jus-style sauce."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 hrs 15 mins

    10 hrs 35 mins


  1. Combine potatoes, carrots, and onion in the bottom of a slow cooker. Place beef roast atop the vegetables.
  2. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook beef roast in the hot oil until browned completely, 2 to 3 minutes per side; place beef roast atop the vegetables.
  3. Stir tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar, and salt together in a bowl; pour over the roast.
  4. Cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours (or on High for 5 to 6 hours).
  5. Remove roast and vegetables to a serving platter. Pour sauce into skillet and cook over medium-high heat until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes; serve with the beef and vegetables.
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Mar 06, 2014

Made it exactly to the recipe shown and it was fabulous, both my husband & I enjoyed this and it made 2 extra meals for us. If anything, due to the sodium amount in the nutritional info, I would probably not add the salt to the spices and look for a low salt version of the cream of mushroom soup. Usually I don't make a recipe until it is tried and true and gets excellent ratings, but I am soooo glad I tried it.

May 11, 2014

I made this exactly as written but it tasted very bland to me.. I had to jack up the gravy by adding beef broth, more salt and even some packet gravy mixes. I'm not one of those "over-salters" either.. but it needed it! Sorry but not for me. :/


3 Ratings

Mar 21, 2014

My family loved this. Even my very picky 16 year old daughter liked it. She has requested it twice in one week. Very easy to prepare. Thanks for a great recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 530 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 59.9 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 9.2 g
  • 37%
  • Protein
  • 36.9 g
  • 74%
  • Sodium
  • 994 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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