Roast Beef Meal
Roast Beef Meal is a delicious and easy to prepare slow cooker recipe for a hearty, week night dinner. It takes only 20 minutes to prepare and (5 to 8 hours) in the slow cooker. Ingredients include: Beef, zucchini, onions, bell peppers, garlic and Italian dressing mix. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Roast Beef Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 20-25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5-8 Hours.
2 large onions, cut into 8 wedges each
2 garlic cloves, peeled
2 tsp Italian salad dressing mix
(2 lb) boneless beef chuck roast
2 medium-size red bell peppers, cut into 1/2″ pieces
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp cold water, divided
2 medium-size zucchini, sliced 1/4″ thick
2-1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
1. Place onions and garlic in a (4-1/2 to 5-1/2) quart slow cooker. Press Italian salad dressing mix evenly onto all surfaces of roast. Place roast in slow cooker. Add bell peppers and the 1/2 cup water to slow cooker.
2. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 hours or on LOW 8 hours.
3. Add in zucchini and continue to cook, covered, 30 minutes or until zucchini is fork-tender. Remove roast and vegetables. Strain cooking liquid and reserve liquid, skimming fat from liquid.
4. Dissolve cornstarch into the 2 tablespoons water. Combine 2 cups reserved cooking liquid and cornstarch mixture in a medium-size pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened. Serve the gravy over the roast and vegetables.
Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe.
Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2
Calories: 230, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 60mg, Sodium: 220mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 33g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 80 %DV, Calcium: 4 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV
Original recipe and image from Hy-Vee, Inc. https://www.hy-vee.com/meal-solutions/recipes/After-Work-Beef-Pot-Roast-Dinner-R4180.aspx
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