This Balsamic Pot Roast in a Slow Cooker has a rich balsamic glaze and tender fall apart beef. It's so easy to throw together in the slow cooker for a busy weeknight meal.
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 6 hrs
Yields: 6 - 8 Servings
1In a large saucepan heated to medium-high, heat olive oil. Place roast in pan and sear on all sides. Remove from saucepan and place in a slow cooker.
2Cover roast with carrots, onions, and celery. In a bowl, mix together balsamic vinegar, tomato juice, beef broth, garlic, thyme, sage and bay leaves. Pour over the roast and cover. Cook on low for 9-10 hours or on high for 6-7 hours.
3When done cooking, remove roast and vegetables and keep warm. Skim the fat off the liquid and pour liquid into a saucepan. In a small bowl, mix together the corn starch and cold water; pour into the saucepan and mix well. Place saucepan on stove top and heat over medium high heat until it starts to boil. Let cook for about 2 minutes or until it starts to thicken. Serve gravy with pot roast and vegetables.