Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen
Print
Leaner Pot Roast
Total:
6 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
6 hr 10 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • 3 medium carrots, roughly chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 2 medium parsnips, roughly chopped
  • 2 medium yellow onions, roughly chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • One 3-pound lean beef round, trimmed of all visible fat
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves plucked
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

Combine the carrots, celery, parsnips, onions and garlic in a 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle the beef on both sides with salt and pepper. Place on top of the vegetables. Add the wine, chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, thyme and bay leaf. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover with the lid and cook on high for 6 hours, until the meat is tender. 

 Carefully remove the roast to a cutting board. Skim off any fat from the surface of the cooking liquid and remove the bay leaf. Transfer half of the vegetables and liquid to a blender and puree until smooth; stir back into the liquid and vegetables in the slow cooker to make a sauce. Slice the roast against the grain into 1/2-inch pieces. Serve the beef ladled with the sauce and vegetables.

Cook's Note

When blending hot liquids, first let cool for 5 minutes or so, then transfer to a blender, filling only halfway. Put the lid on, leaving one corner open; this will prevent the vacuum effect that creates heat explosions. Cover the lid with a kitchen towel to catch splatters and pulse until smooth.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lighter and Leaner Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Pot Roast Stew

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Lean Multigrain Goulash

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Lean-O Cioppino

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Lean Pressed Cubans

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Pot Roast

Pot Roast

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here