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Slow Cooker Beef au Jus

It's easy to fix this roast, which has lots of onion flavor. Sometimes I also add cubed potatoes and baby carrots to the slow cooker to make a terrific meal plus leftovers. —Carol Hille, Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) au jus gravy mix
  • 2 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cut roast in half. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown meat on all sides over medium-high heat.
  • Place onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with meat. Combine the broth, gravy mix, garlic and pepper; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove meat to a cutting board. Let stand for 10 minutes. Thinly slice meat and return to the slow cooker; serve with cooking juices and onion.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 188 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 471mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.
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