Marinated Pot Roast

Marinated Pot Roast

"I've long used whole or ground cloves as my secret ingredient in cooking and baking. Added to an overnight marinade, they provide the gravy in this meaty main dish with great flavor. --Marijane Rea of Milwaukie, Oregon"
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8 h 5 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a gallon-size resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients. Cut roast in half; add to marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight.
  2. Place roast and marinade in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. remove roast to a serving platter and keep warm. Pour cooking juices into a 2-cup measuring cup; discard whole cloves
  3. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir in 1-1/2 cups cooking juices. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with the roast.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3 ounces cooked beef with 2 tablespoons gravy) equals 174 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.

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Most helpful positive review

This is an excellent recipe. It was so flavorful and the meat just fell apart.

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I did not care for this recipe - the meat turned out extremely dry, even though I cooked it the minimum amount of time. The flavor was just ok, a little bland.

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I did not care for this recipe - the meat turned out extremely dry, even though I cooked it the minimum amount of time. The flavor was just ok, a little bland.

This is an excellent recipe. It was so flavorful and the meat just fell apart.

Very strong flavors!

This was disappointing because I thought using the Crock Pot would make a very tender roast. (Does lean, grass-fed beef result in a dryer roast?) Ours was dry and the gravy was easy to make but ...

We found this pot roast to be way too salty for our taste. Maybe I screwed something up but won't be making this one again.

I loved this recipe! I used a 10# pot roast and basically doubled ingrediants cooked for 10 hrs in the crock pot. Our guest all wanted the recipe and since then I have had it at their houses als...

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