Finally, a healthy beef recipe that you can feel good about serving to your family! This garlic and herb beef roast with potatoes is made with clean ingredients and an arsenal of nutritious veggies.
*This recipe was contributed by Virginia Cunningham. Virginia is a mother of three and has a keen interest in parenting issues, nutrition, and mompreneurship. Her oldest son has special needs, so she is a huge advocate for special needs education and alternative therapy. She also enjoys food and travel writing and has traveled all over the world studying Buddhism and healing.
Yields: 10 servings | Serving Size: 3 ounces of beef (about the size of a computer mouse) plus 1/3 cup vegetables | Calories: 263 | Total Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 83 mg | Sodium: 226 mg | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 19 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 3 lb chuck roast, cut into 2 pieces
- 8 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
- 1 teaspoon salt, 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup beef broth, low sodium preferred
- 3 cups cubed potatoes
- 1 cup sliced carrots
- 1 cup chopped celery
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add roast; cook 8 minutes or until browned on all sides.
- Transfer roast to a 5- to 7-quart slow cooker. Rub roast with garlic, parsley, chives, thyme, salt and pepper. Add broth. Cover and cook on Low 5 hours. Add potatoes, carrots and celery. Cover and cook 2 hours or until vegetables are tender.
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