Warm and Cozy Bottom Round Roast Crock Pot Style

"The aroma of this roast made DH and DS drool. I had a beautiful roast from the market and wanted to try simple spices yet aromatic! This is what the doctor ordered for a very chilly January day. DH and DS loved it!"
 
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Ready In:
6hrs 15mins
Ingredients:
9
Yields:
1 roast
Serves:
8
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ingredients

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directions

  • Mix all dry ingredients together in a plate.
  • Rub roast in oil.
  • Roll roast in dry mix.
  • Place onions on bottom of crock pot.
  • Place roast in crock pot.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Throw in remaining rosemary 1/2-1 hr before dinner to send the aroma once again through the house.
  • With juice from roast I made a gravy to pour over top of sliced beef just before serving.
  • I served with roasted potatoes, broccoli, and fresh made Italian bread.
  • Leftovers were shredded for beef sandwiches the following day mixed with the gravy.
  • *** I use fresh herbs when possible so measurements are approximate for herbs. Adjust seasonings to taste. I do not use salt and at times am heavy on herbs.

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Reviews

  1. Chef Saskatchewan B
    This was so easy and great tasting. My wife often complains that too many of my recipe choices have too much of a "kick" for her taste. This was a fanatastic balance of spices. The meat was fork tender. I too added about 1/2 cup red wine and turned the meat halfway through the cooking time. There was enough drippings to thicken on the stove (removing the large onion pieces first) to make a great gravy.
     
  2. CatLover
    Just made this last night and it turned out wonderful. Didn't have the sage, but seemed good to go without it! Only other thing I changed was that I removed a good portion of the fat first, and added approx 1/2 cup of liquid consisting of red wine, warm water and a little Lipton mushroom soup mix. Turned it over about halfway through, and cooked on low for about 6 hours total.Very good, everyone had seconds.
     
  3. Andrea in NH
    This comes together quickly and is very tender and tasty. I made an onion gravy with the drippings and it is wonderful. Mine was done in 7 hours.
     
  4. Boomette
    Very different from other roasts I did. The meat was very tender. And I like the taste of the seasonings. I added some red and green peppers.
     
  5. Take a Letter Maria
    Very Good and very easy. I made just as directed but used oregano instead of rosemary (funny about where I use rosemary) and added about a teaspoon of salt becaust it doesn't call for it in the recipe but I think it could have used more maybe 1 1/2 t. or 2 t. Thank you for the easy and delicious recipe.
     
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