Long, slow cooking makes this a melt-in-your-mouth treat.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Season the flank steak with salt and pepper and place into a slow cooker. Add the carrot and onion; season with thyme and bay. Pour in the water.

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  • Cook on High for 4 hours; turn the steak over and press down into the liquid. Continue cooking until a fork easily passes through the meat, about 4 hours more.

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; protein 36.4g; carbohydrates 2.7g; fat 14.2g; cholesterol 69.8mg; sodium 99.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2012
Made it completely according to the recipe...EXCEPT on LOW, not high..... it was PERFECT. Juicy, cut with a spoon, better than a Pot Roast..PERFECT!!!!! My kids gobbled it down, my husband raved, my foodie sister freaked!!! This will go in the all-star recipe file!!! (I did cut the steak up into 4 ounce pieces, and stirred everything up every 2 hours or so) Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2009
Since this is the first time I have made this recipe, I followed the directions exactly. That was a mistake. I'm sure the cooking time is off. * hours on high for a 3 lb piece of meat produced a stringy mess. Parts of it had to be discarded because they were impossible to chew. Maybe this would work on low for 8 hours. Read More
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21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2009
Since this is the first time I have made this recipe, I followed the directions exactly. That was a mistake. I'm sure the cooking time is off. * hours on high for a 3 lb piece of meat produced a stringy mess. Parts of it had to be discarded because they were impossible to chew. Maybe this would work on low for 8 hours. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
12/23/2009
After i made this i decided that Flank Steak is one thing that DEFINATLY should NOT be made in a slow cooker. I think you're better off just marinading for a couple hours then making it in the oven or on the grill. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
09/04/2012
This turned out great! I would add more onions and carrots next time. The cook time is off. I cooked about 2.7 lbs of flank steak in the crock pot for about 5 hours on low. It was tender considering the type of meat and cooked to perfection. DEFINITELY do not cook on high for 8 hours! I was at home and was able to keep an eye on it. The taste was perfect. This was my first time cooking flank steak and would probably just buy chuck roast next time because it is more of a tender cut and is cheaper from what I can tell. Not sure of the benefit of flank over chuck. Taste wise not overpowering but throw in some extra veggies. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2012
Made it completely according to the recipe...EXCEPT on LOW, not high..... it was PERFECT. Juicy, cut with a spoon, better than a Pot Roast..PERFECT!!!!! My kids gobbled it down, my husband raved, my foodie sister freaked!!! This will go in the all-star recipe file!!! (I did cut the steak up into 4 ounce pieces, and stirred everything up every 2 hours or so) Read More
(27)
Rating: 3 stars
09/25/2012
I'm only giving this recipe 3 stars. Would like you to know though the meat was absolutely melt in your mouth tender. The carrot though tasted nasty even my husband mentipned how bad it was. I would recommend leaving out carrot (cook on stove instead) then if you choose to add to dish when all done cooking do so. Sorry for not so good review. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/15/2013
This recipe was delicious and steak tender. The time is very wrong. I cooked on low for four hours. I also rubbed the steak with steak seasoning instead of just salt and proper. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/23/2013
I cooked this in my dutch oven and my oven runs a little hot so I used 1 cup of liquids instead. I used the crock pot to dutch oven conversion to come up with 2 hours at 325 instead of 8 hours on low (you can look this up on the internet). My husband loved it and it was not too dry. I did use vegetable broth instead of water. It was very similar to a pot roast. I'll be trying these ingredients out with a pot roast next to see how different the meats taste. And yes it makes it stringy. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/27/2015
I used more water than the recipe called for and substituted some of the water with chicken broth because I had to leave it cooking for 10 hours while I was at work and would not have an opportunity to turn the steak. For this reason I also cooked it on low. It was fantastic! My husband loved it. I served it with Mashed potatoes and green beans. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/30/2012
This was to much meat falling off the bone. My first time cooking in a crock pot! I'll add vegetable later next time. Read More
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