Crock Pot balsamic beef roast recipe combines balsamic vinegar with honey and red peppers over a beef roast for a tender and juicy slow cooker beef roast. I love this recipe for a change up from a traditional pot roast or my favorite beef roast recipe, Italian beef. The leftovers also versatile for many recipes.
Balsamic Beef Roast Ingredients
If any of you are like me, you get beef 400 pounds at a time. Which means you get enough roasts to feed the entire church potluck crowd all winter long. So, once again I have a slow cooked beef roast. This time I used a rolled rump roast to make balsamic beef roast. The ingredients are fairly standard.
- Beef Roast - Chuck, rump, or arm beef roasts are all good for this recipe.
- Beef broth - Traditional beef broth or a combination of better than bouillon and water will work as well.
- Balsamic vinegar - A good balsamic vinegar is necessary for this recipe. Not balsamic salad dressing.
- Soy Sauce - The soy sauce adds flavor and salt. This recipe does not taste like an asian inspired recipe at all in nature.
- Worcestershire Sauce - A beef recipe has to have Worcestershire sauce in it. This is a rule I made up.
- Honey - sweet and heat are both in this recipe. Honey brings the sweet. Maple syrup or brown sugar can be substituted.
- Red pepper flakes - and here is the heat. Any temperature of pepper flakes will work.
- Garlic - fresh, minced garlic cloves are best.
- Pepper - cracked fresh pepper is my preference.
I guess those are standard in my house. And as a tangent, I buy some pretty awesome balsamic vinegar from T.J. Maxx. And cheap too.
How to Make Crock Pot Balsamic Beef Roast
Pour the balsamic glaze over top of the beef roast in the crock pot. Then hit generously with some fresh cracked pepper.
Remove the beef and pull apart. It should be fork tender.
The reserve juices in the crock pot can be used as an au jus sauce or thickened up for a gravy. Regardless, don't just pour that liquid brown gold down the drain.
When I called home to see how everyone liked the roast that night since I was away on business, my husband said our daughter ate her weight in meat. Big win, since she would take a plate of peas over meat most nights!!
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Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast
- 3-4 pound roast beef
- 1 cup beef broth
- ½ cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- Fresh Ground Pepper
- Put your beef roast into the crock pot.
- In a 2-cup measuring cup, mix together all remaining ingredients. Pour over roast beef, sprinkle fresh ground pepper over top of the beef roast.
- Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
- When roast has cooked, remove from the crock pot and cut the roast or break apart with a large fork. Pour ¼ – ½ cup of juice from the crock pot over the beef roast.
Enjoy your Hunk of Meat Monday and stay warm if you are experiencing this cruel spring snow storm.
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That looks delicious. Thanks for letting me share my recipes. Have a great week!
Hello! This may be a silly question, but I'd like to clarify anyways. Does the roast need to be thawed before cooking? I'm looking forward to making this! Thanks! 🙂
I would use the roas thawed because if you don't the amount of cook time will increase.
I made this and it was AWESOME!!!
This was easy and delicious. Thank you so much for sharing!
Would this recipe work just as well using chicken broth instead of the beef broth?
It should work just fine.
LOVE THIS!!!!! And I don’t even really like beef!!!
IF I have to use an oven in the future, how long at and what temperature?
I got the thumbs up from the family on this one. Very tasty!
If you were going to do low and slow in the oven vs crock pot what temp would you use?
I would do this just like a roast in the oven, 300 degrees for an hour per pound of the roast.
Hi! Making this for the first time and wondering if I can add veggies like a regular roast? Thanks!!
Oh absolutely! They will be delicious.
camille e kazmierczak
Hi, I plan to make this tomorrow and wondering is a beef shoulder roast good for this recipe?
That would work great!