Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast

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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Ingredients

10 h 35 m servings 530 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 530 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.9g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 36.9 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 994 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine potatoes, carrots, and onion in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  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.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Mmmm,mmmm, good! I was looking for something different than the hundreds of recipes that have mushroom gravy, since my family doesn't care for mushrooms. The sauce was rich and delicious. The ...

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Missing all of the goodness from the skillet (there's a lot of flavor left). After removing the meat, deglaze with a bit of wine or broth and pour that into the slow cooker. I also like a bit mo...

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Mmmm,mmmm, good! I was looking for something different than the hundreds of recipes that have mushroom gravy, since my family doesn't care for mushrooms. The sauce was rich and delicious. The ...

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...

Made this tonight with a venison roast. It was delicious! I served it with sour cream for the potatoes and meat and an extra side vegetable.

Missing all of the goodness from the skillet (there's a lot of flavor left). After removing the meat, deglaze with a bit of wine or broth and pour that into the slow cooker. I also like a bit mo...

OMG Awesomeness

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!

Brown sugar....who could know? I will give this one five stars because this was the easiest and most tender pot roast I have ever made. 5 hours on high and I added 4 cloves of garlic [crushed]...

Was a hit in my house! I saved some time and made a few changes. I skipped the step of browning the roast, left the skins on my potatoes and whole carrots, used whole onions, and did not thicken...

My chuck roast was not tender at all. Didn't think the sauce was all that flavorful. I did just what it said and cooked it on the stove for 15 min. It never thickened.

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