Monday, September 3, 2012

Slow Cooker Garlicky Eye of Round Roast


This is a wonderful slow cooker roast!  My family loves it, and because you cook it in a slow cooker, it is perfect for a weeknight meal, but also makes a wonderful Sunday dinner. Delicious! It's definitely a "keeper" in our house!

3 lb. eye of round roast
1 tsp salt
1 tsp course-ground black pepper
6 potatoes, peeled and left whole
5 carrots cut into pieces
3 ribs celery cut into pieces
1 onion cut into 1/8ths
1 tbls bottled minced garlic
1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/3 cup flour
1 - 10 oz. can beef consomme' (I use my own beef stock)
1/2 cup red wine (optional)

Place roast in crock pot, sprinkle with salt and pepper, add carrots, celery, onion, potatoes, garlic and thyme.

Blend flour with consomme and pour over roast, add wine if desired.

Cook on low heat for 8-10 hours.


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