Slow Cooker Beef Roast

Slow Cooker Recipe

Makes 10 servings (2 cups per serving)

Ingredients

  • 2½ lb. beef round roast, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 tsp dried basil 
  • ½ tsp dried thyme 
  • 1 tsp dried marjoram 
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup red wine 
  • ½ cup water 
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large onion, sliced 
  • 10 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, combine basil, thyme, marjoram, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Place roast in slow cooker and sprinkle with herb mixture, turning to coat evenly.
  3. Pour wine, water and Worcestershire sauce around roast in the bottom of slow cooker. Arrange onions and carrots around roast. 
  4. Cover and cook on low until beef is very tender, about 8-10 hours.
  5. Remove roast from pot and slice meat or shred with two forks. Return meat to slow cooker and spoon juices over meat.
  6. Serve and enjoy! 

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 170 calories, 3 g fat, 25 g protein, 7 g carbohydrate (5 g available carbohydrate), 2 g fibre, 322 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 3 proteins, 2 vegetables

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ lb. beef round roast 
  • 1 tsp. dried basil 
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme 
  • 1 tsp. marjoram 
  • ½ tsp. salt or to taste 
  • ½ tsp. ground pepper or to taste 
  • 1 large onion, sliced 
  • 10 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 
  • ½ cup red wine 
  • ½ cup water 
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

Preparation

  1. Trim the roast of excess visible fat. 
  2. Combine basil, thyme, marjoram, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Stir to combine and set aside. 
  3. Place the roast in the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle the spices all over the roast, turning to coat thoroughly. 
  4. Pour the wine, water and Worcestershire sauce over the roast into the bottom of the pot. Top the roast with onions and carrots. 
  5. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or until the meat is falling apart. When the meat is done cooking, shred and toss in the juices to keep it moist. 
  6. Serve and enjoy! 

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 170 calories, 3.3 g fat, 25.3 g protein, 6.5 g carbohydrate (4.7 g available carbohydrate), 1.8 g fibre, 322 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 0 grain, 3 protein, 2 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy