Slow-Cooked Sirloin

"A tasty and tender meal you can fix in the crockpot and forget about. Great to serve with garlic mashed potatoes and a green salad. Found the original recipe in Taste of Homes and changed it to our tastes. Cooking time is for the lower temp on the crock-pot."
 
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Ready In:
6hrs 15mins
Ingredients:
13
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Season beef on both sides with steak seasoning. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown beef on both sides.
  • Place onion and green pepper in a 3 quart slow cooker. Top with beef. Combine the broth, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic, pepper, salt and pepper flakes; pour over beef.
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low 6-7 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness.
  • Remove beef and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into cooking juices. Add beef back to crock and cover and cook about 30 minutes longer or until slightly thickened.

Questions & Replies

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  1. Shaleah L.
    So I seen this recipe is with beef.. Would it matter much if I use pork sirloin?
     
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Reviews

  1. katew
    I have not cooked a lot of red meat in my slow cooker so this was a great learning curve for me. I thought it came together well after cooking on low for 7 hours. I enjoyed eating the vegies but also quite liked the meat even though I do not often eat red meat. It was not falling apart and this was what I was aiming for but this might be to do with error on my part.
     
  2. P E.9912
    Being new to cooking different cuts of beef, I was afraid it might not turn out well. But, we just had it for dinner and I signed up on this website just to say how good it is! I used fresh thyme and cut up a tomato from the garden. I added Montreal steak seasoning since it has the salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes and it was excellent! I'm so pleased. Thank you.
     
  3. mums the word
    Normally, I am not a fan of steak done in the crockpot, but this was great. I did use top sirloin steak as indicated in the recipe but since it was on sale for $2.99/lb I didn't bat an eye. Unlike the other reviewers, I am not so sure how well a cheaper cut would fare. I would think it may be likely to dry out. Anyways, I have a funny little story to go along with this review. I chose this recipe because it was a crazy night (hockey, hair appointments etc). I left my DH instructions to complete the dish by adding the cornstarch and water, which I had ready on the counter. He decided that the gravy wasn't thickening enough after 30 minutes, so he would just add more cornstarch. Unfortunately, I don't have my containers labelled as the likelihood of anyone going in my kitchen to cook (other than me) is equal to that of hell freezing over. He grabbed icing sugar and threw in another 2 tbsp of that instead. No worries, it still tasted great, did nothing to improve the thickness of the gravy though (wink!). First thing this morning, I labelled the cornstarch and the icing sugar. Lesson learned! The only change I did make was I added 1 tbsp soy sauce and omitted the salt. Thanks for sharing this great recipe Mama, I will def make again.
     
  4. mark9164
    Absolutely amazing. Added 2-1/2 tps flour instead of cornstarch
     
  5. Jasmin S.
    It is so tender and delicous! I use a london broil and my family loves it! Even my 3 year old!
     
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