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While browsing Pinterest one evening, I found this roast recipe from Chocolate, Chocolate and More that caught my eye.  It was a easy slow cooker recipe that used basic ingredients.  What more could you ask for? 

The only problem was that I was missing a few of those basic ingredients so I just made do with what I had.  It still turned out great and will definitely be added to my regular menu roster.

Basic Slow Cooker Roast

2 to 3 pound chuck roast

1 tbsp. vegetable oil (Oops, didn’t make the photo.)

3 tbsp. all purpose flour

3 cups low sodium beef broth

1/2 medium onion, diced

salt & pepper to taste


Preheat the slow cooker on high and spray the inside of the crock with non-stick spray.  In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.  Combine the flour with a little salt and pepper in a shallow dish.  Press the roast into the flour mixture, coating both sides.

Brown the roast in the skillet for about 2 to 3 minutes per side until the outside of the roast is golden brown.



Next, put the roast into the slow cooker and add the onions and beef broth.  Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours until the meat is super tender.  Serve with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!




Basic Slow Cooker Roast

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