DRUNKEN GARLIC CROCK POT ROAST02:52
- 2 1/2 lbs boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 24 garlic cloves, minced (about 4 tbsp.)
- 2 beef bouillon cubes
- 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
- 8 ounces lager beer
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar (cut back for a less sweet taste)
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- cornstarch (dissolved in water, for gravy)
- 1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoons of the oil and brown roast on both sides, seasoning with pepper and salt, remove to a platter and keep warm.
- 2. Add the remaining tbsp of oil to the pan and add the onions, cook so long as they just start to wilt and add the garlic, them cook so long as the onions are tender, a few mins more.
- 3. Add the bouillon cubes to the hot water and stir to dissolve, add that to the skillet along with the beer, brown sugar, mustard, and vinegar, stir to mix well.
- 4. Pour mixture into the bottom of the crock pot.
- 5. Place roast on top of liquid, cutting into pieces if it doesn’t lay flat.
- 6. Set the crock pot on low and cook for seven to eight hours.
- 7. Remove meat from crock pot and pour liquid into a pan on the stove, heat to a boil, and mix a slurry out of the cornstarch and water, thicken pan liquid with slurry to make a gravy.
- 8. Serve gravy over meat or with potatoes or noodles.