Slow Cooker Rosemary Beef Roast

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Sliced Tender Slow Cooker Rosemary Roast

There is nothing as great as coming home to a meal ready to eat!  This amazing roast cooks up in the slow cooker all day!  The result is the most tender roast with a delicious and flavorful gravy!

We’ve eaten this with mashed potatoes and steamed veggies but it is also amazing sliced thinly and eaten as a beef dip!  Either way, you’ll love how this simple dish can taste so amazing!

Sliced Tender Slow Cooker Rosemary Roast
5 from 4 votes
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Slow Cooker Rosemary Beef Roast

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
A delicious roast slow-cooked with Rosemary creates this tender dish!


  • 1 cross rib roast (about 4 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 sprigs Rosemary fresh
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
For gravy
  • ¼ cup cornstarch (you may not use all of it)
  • Beef broth or water

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  • Season roast with salt, pepper & parsley. Place olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Sear the roast on all sides until browned. Remove from pan and place in slow cooker.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and add onions to the pan, just until softened. Place onions on top of roast. Add broth, soy & Worcestershire to the pan and stir up any browned bits left in the bottom. Add to slow cooker along with garlic & rosemary sprigs.
    Slow Cooker Rosemary Beef Roast with onions on the top and a rosemary garnish
  • Cook on low 8-10 hours or until tender. Remove roast and let sit 15 minutes before cutting.
  • Strain juices from slow cooker to remove rosemary/onions. Skim any fat from the top.
  • Pour into a saucepan over medium high heat and bring to a boil. In a small glass make a slurry of 3 tablespoons cornstarch and ½ cup COLD water or beef broth.
  • With the broth boiling, add some of the slurry mixture while constantly stirring. Once gravy has reached desired consistency, season with salt/pepper to taste and let bubble gently for 2 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 49, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 604mg, Potassium: 229mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 8mg, Iron: 1mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword rosemary roast beef
Course Beef, Dinner
Cuisine American


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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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