A roast is a challenging meat for some people to cook. Yes, you can throw it in a crock pot with some vegetables and it will cook and be okay, but there are some ways to make a very good roast every time. One thing to keep in mind is the cut of meat. Eye of Round can be a little more expensive but it has the least amount of waste and very little fat. This recipe calls for simple ingredients to which you can add vegetables like potatoes, carrots, onions etc. This recipe can be made a day ahead and reheated in juices as this gives it time to absorb the flavor of the liquid.
3 lb Eye of Round roast
1 envelope of onion soup
1 c water
Put roast and water in a covered pan on top of stove. Bring to a boil then turn heat to low and cook until tender. Soup mixture may be added at any time during cooking. Strain the liquid from the pan and save to pour over roast after it is sliced.
You may also sear the roast in a pan on all sides and place in crock pot with soup mix and water if desired. If using this method cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-6 hours.
Before serving make gravy by thickening leftover juice with water and corn starch in sauce pan stirring constantly over low heat. I have a friend that adds a packet of brown gravy mix to the crock pot after removing the vegetables and meat mixing it with the juices. She slices the meat and returns it back to the crock pot with instant gravy
If you have any questions I will do my best to trouble shoot for you. Please comment below if you have any tips you use.