Roast Beef


May 6, 2015

Roast Beef 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • 10 mins

    7 hrs

    7 hrs 10 mins

  • Yields: 4 to 6 people


1 X 2kg Chuck Roast or any other pice of cheap Beef

Oil or butter for browning Roast

1 tablespoon dried Bacon pieces eg, "Hormel" brand or similar

1 X 37gm packet Maggi Mushroom soup ( can use 1 pkt CUPPA mushroom soup if you can't get

Arrowroot flour or Cornflour for thickening sauce , if needed.


1Season roast with salt and cracked pepper and quickly seal/brown roast in tablespoon of oil or butter in a warm to hot frypan.

2Remove roast and pour off oil/butter but leave any bits of pepper or meat.

3Do not wash frypan!

4Return Pan to heat. Mix 1 heaped tablespoon of dried Bacon bits and packet of soup with 1 cup water and heat in frypan, stirring quickly. Soup mixture will go VERY "gluggy" .

5Place 2 spoons of soup mixture in bottom of slow cooker, place roast on to this then scrape remainder of soup mixture over roast, lid on and "walk away" !

6Thicken sauce (if needed) just before serving with Arrowroot or Cornflour mixed with water to paste consistency and stir through roast sauce.

7Cook for 7 hours automatic ( my Auto slow cooker cooks on high for 4 hrs then switches to low)

8NB if thickening sauce, remove roast while you are doing this.

Submitted by Dimittee Cooper


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