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Pot Roast In The Crock-Pot

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Slow cooking meals is a nice way to come home to a meal that is ready! All you have to do is get the ingredients ready and in the slow cooker and off you go! It is such a pleasure to come home after a busy day at work to a house filled with such inviting aroma!
Ingredients
  Beef chuck 3 Pound
  White onion 1 Medium, cut into thick pieces
  Carrot 3 Medium, cut into 2 inch pieces
  Celery stalks 3 Medium, cut into 2 inch pieces
  Thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic cloves 3 Large, smashed
  Red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef broth 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Parsley leaves 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Celery leaves 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Red potatoes 16 Small, cleaned
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare the ingredients according to the list.
2. Tie the parsley and celery leaves into a bouquet. Set aside.
3. Place the beef on a flat surface and season both the sides generously with salt and pepper.

MAKING
4. Take a frying pan. Heat olive oil in it.
5. Place the seasoned beef and sear it till it turns brown on both sides.
6. In a crock pot, put the red potatoes, onions, carrots, celery, seared beef in layers arranges in order from the bottom (i.e. red potatoes first).
7. Add the thyme leaves, garlic cloves and the parsley-celery bouquet on one side.
8. Pour the red wine and beef broth over the ingredients.
9. Set the crock pot to high and cook for 4 hours (cook for 8 hours on low).

SERVING
10. In a serving dish, place the beef, potatoes, vegetables and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Beef Chuck
Interest: 
Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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