|Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast with Vegetables|
|photo by recipe author|
Preparation Time: 6-8 hours
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 2-3 pounds roast (venison, beef, or pork)
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup carrots, chopped
- 2 potatoes, cut into large chunks
- 1 cup parsnips, chopped
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1 onion, sliced
- 2 cups beef, chicken or vegetable stock
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tablespoon ground sage
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1/3 cup arrowroot starch (or 1/4 cup corn starch)
- Parsley, for garnish
In a large skillet, heat coconut oil. Place whole roast into hot skillet and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brown roast on each side for about 5 minutes.
Place roast in a slow cooker with carrots, potatoes, parsnips, garlic and onion. Add in stock, vinegars, bay leaves, sage and thyme.
Cook over low heat for about 6 hours.
When roast is done cooking, remove about 1 1/2 cups of liquid and put in a small saucepan. Add in starch and whisk until smooth.
Bring to a low boil and remove from heat.
Place gravy sauce into a serving dish. Remove roast from slow cooker and cut or shred as desired.
Serve with gravy and vegetables. Top with parsley if desired.
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