Whether it’s winter or summer, a crock pot let’s you assemble all the ingredients in the morning and come home to delicious smells and dinner that’s ready to put on the table. This simple recipe for Chuck Roast (one of our more economical roasts) can also be made with French Roast or Minute Roast.
Chuck Roast with Sweet Potatoes
Recipe adapted from Karen & Casey at Purely Primal Dine-In
- 3-1/2 to 4 lb Chuck Roast
- 5 to 6 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into eighths
- 1 yellow onion, sliced
- 3/4 cup Beef Broth
- 1 tsp celery seeds
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/8 tsp ground cardamom (add more to taste after cooking)
Peel potatoes and cut into eighths, then put in the bottom of your crock pot. Peel and slice onions, then scatter on top of potatoes.
Heat olive oil in a large frying pan and brown roast on all sides. Transfer to crock pot on top of the onions and potatoes. Pour broth over top, then cover with spices.
For gravy recipe and serving suggestions, see the original post here.
Cook on low for 8-10 hours.