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How to Make Roast Beef

Learning how to make roast beef is easy and makes a delicious meal for any day of the week. Make it in the slow cooker for a hands-free dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword best roast beef, how to make roast beef, perfect roast beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 479kcal
Author Alli

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 pound beef roast chuck or sirloin, 3-5 pounds works for this recipe
  • 3 carrots rough chopped
  • 3 stalks celery rough chopped
  • 3 onions quartered
  • 2 tomatoes quartered
  • 3 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teasopon pepper
  • 2 cups beef broth

Instructions

  • In a skillet or roasting pan, heat olive oil on high. Sear all sides or pot roast, set aside. 
  • Wash and chop vegetables. Place them in the bottom of slow cooker or roasting pot. 
  • Pour beef broth in the bottom of the slow cooker or pot. 
  • Place seared roast on top of the vegetables. 
  • Combine all seasonings and sprinkle over the roast. 
  • Slow cook for about 4 hours on high or 7 hours on low. Alternatively, slow roast in the oven on 275ºF for about 4 hours, depending on the size of the roast. 
  • The roast is done when it falls apart easily. 

Nutrition

Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 1019mg | Potassium: 1040mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4185IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 5.4mg