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Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Pot Roast

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars
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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
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 530 calories; 16.2 59.9 36.9 105 994 Full nutrition

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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...

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...

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.

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...

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!

MMMMMM.....excellent flavor. I did soften the onions in a bit of olive oil as I have a thing about not adding raw onions to a crock pot-a personal thing. Removed the onions and put them over t...