Uncle Bill's Beef Roast in a Slow Cooker

READY IN: 6hrs 15mins




  • Heat olive oil on medium-high heat in a heavy bottom frying pan.
  • Sear and brown roast on all sides.
  • Let roast cook for a few minutes.
  • Using a narrow sharp paring knife, punch holes in the roast at various intervals to about 1 1/2 inches in depth.
  • Stuff each hole with one piece of bacon and one piece of garlic, push down into the cut.
  • Place roast in a slow cooker set on low heat.
  • Add water, bits and pieces mushrooms including liquid, and mushroom soup.
  • Sprinkle onion soup mix over the roast.
  • Now add salt, pepper.
  • Remove the outer skin from the onions and add to the crock pot.
  • Add baby carrots, whole potatoes, fresh mushrooms and red wine.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 5 hours, turning the roast at least 4 times during cooking.
  • At the end of 5 hours, add celery, cover and continue to cook until the time reaches 6 hours.
  • Cut or slice the beef and serve with veggies and the tasty gravy that is cooked.
  • A nice piece of Italian bread or sour dough bread goes very nicely to dip into the gravy.