Must try this fancy crock pot beef recipe

Crock Pot Fancy Beef for Two

Crock Pot Fancy Beef for two or more. This is a recipe every home cook needs. So delicious and it can be made in small amounts or increased.
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Course: Main Course
Keyword: Beef, Crock Pot, dinner

Ingredients

  • 1-2 TBS Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Onion chopped
  • 2 C Baby Carrots
  • 2 Stalks Celery chopped
  • 1 TBS Garlic minced
  • 3 Sprigs Thyme
  • 1/2 C Red Wine
  • 1 C Broth I used chicken since that’s what I have on hand
  • 4 oz Tomato Sauce don’t tell but I used 1 packet boboli pizza sauce since I keep forgetting I have them and need to use them up, but regular tomato sauce should be fine.
  • 1 TBS Brown Sugar
  • 1 TBS Soy Sauce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 0.75 lbs piece of Beef Chuck Roast cut into two pieces
  • 1-2 TBS Flour
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  • Saute onions, celery, and carrots until onions are transparent in vegetable oil.
  • Add in garlic and time and cook for a few minutes. Scoop out and place into the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Season the beef with salt and pepper.
  • Season the flour with salt and pepper and dredge the beef in the flour.
  • In the same pan that you cooked the veggies brown the all sides of the beef and then place on the veggies in the crock pot.
  • Add wine to the pan to deglaze and reduce the wine by half.
  • Add in tomato sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and bay leaves.
  • Stir and pour over the beef in the crock pot.
  • Cook on low 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
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