Yankee Pot Roast

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  • 1 whole(s) large onion chopped
  • 2 clove(s) garlic chopped
  • 3 pound(s) beef chuck roast
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/2 pound(s) carrots peeled and cut into 3 x 1/2-inch thick sticks
  • 1 pound(s) small red-skinned potatoes 1-inch in diameter, quartered
  • 2 whole(s) ribs celery cut into 3 x 1/2-inch thick sticks
  • 1 cup(s) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoon(s) tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoon(s) worchestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoon(s) cornstarch


  1. 1 - Coat slow cooker bowl with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. 2 - Place onion and garlic in slow cooker. Season beef with salt and pepper; place over onions. Arrange carrots, potatoes and celery around beef, in that order. Combine broth, tomato paste and thyme; pour over beef. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the worchestershire sauce over top.

  3. 3 - Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.

  4. 4 - Remove beef from slow cooker and place on a serving platter. Spoon out vegetables with a slotted spoon and place around roast. Keep warm.

  5. 5 - Strain cooking liquid into a medium-size saucepan; skim off excess fat. Bring to a simmer. Combine cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water and stir into saucepan. Simmer for 1 minute until thickened. Stir in remaining tablespoon worchestershire sauce.

  6. 6 - Slice beef and serve with vegetables and gravy.
December 2012

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