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Balsamic Pot Roast (Crock Pot)

 
Balsamic Pot Roast (Crock Pot)
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This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $4.84 One serving costs about $4.84

$4.84 per serving

11 people like this recipe

11 likes

This recipe is ready in 505 minutes

Ready in 8 hours and 25 minutes

8 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:83%

Spoonacular Score: 83%

 

Balsamic Pot Roast (Crock Pot) is a gluten free and dairy free main course. This recipe makes 8 servings with 482 calories, 41g of protein, and 32g of fat each. For $4.82 per serving, this recipe covers 26% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have baby carrots, onion, olive oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the onion you could follow this main course with the Candy Corn Cupcakes as a dessert. A couple people made this recipe, and 11 would say it hit the spot. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 84%. This score is spectacular. Try Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast, Easy Balsamic Beef Pot Roast – Low Carb & Gluten Free, and Instant Pot One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 cups
2 cups baby carrots
baby carrots
0.25 cups
0.25 cups balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
1 tsp
1 tsp low sodium beef bouillon granules
low sodium beef bouillon granules
1 cup
1 cup beef broth
beef broth
3.5 lb
3.5 lb lean beef steak
lean beef steak
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps cornstarch
cornstarch
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps dried rosemary
dried rosemary
2
2  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 large
1 large onion
onion
1 cup
1 cup canned diced tomato
canned diced tomato
0.25 cups
0.25 cups water
water
2 cups baby carrots
2 cups
baby carrots
0.25 cups balsamic vinegar
0.25 cups
balsamic vinegar
1 tsp low sodium beef bouillon granules
1 tsp
low sodium beef bouillon granules
1 cup beef broth
1 cup
beef broth
3.5 lb lean beef steak
3.5 lb
lean beef steak
2 Tbsps cornstarch
2 Tbsps
cornstarch
0.5 tsps dried rosemary
0.5 tsps
dried rosemary
2  garlic cloves
2
garlic cloves
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
1 large onion
1 large
onion
1 cup canned diced tomato
1 cup
canned diced tomato
0.25 cups water
0.25 cups
water


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Food.com

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.85
Ingredient
2 cups baby carrots
¼ cups balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon low sodium beef bouillon granules
1 cup beef broth
3.5 pounds lean beef steak
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion
1 cup canned diced tomato
Price
$0.96
$0.54
$0.06
$0.57
$35.24
$0.07
$0.13
$0.33
$0.33
$0.56
$38.80

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
484 Calories
40g Protein
31g Total Fat
8g Carbs
38% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
484
24%

Fat
31g
49%

  Saturated Fat
13g
81%

Carbohydrates
8g
3%

  Sugar
4g
4%

Cholesterol
121mg
40%

Sodium
304mg
13%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
40g
82%

Vitamin A
4598IU
92%

Selenium
49µg
70%

Zinc
10mg
69%

Vitamin B12
3µg
55%

Vitamin B3
10mg
51%

Vitamin B6
0.88mg
44%

Phosphorus
312mg
31%

Vitamin B2
0.5mg
30%

Iron
3mg
22%

Potassium
708mg
20%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Magnesium
50mg
13%

Copper
0.21mg
11%

Vitamin K
9µg
9%

Manganese
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin C
5mg
6%

Fiber
1g
6%

Folate
21µg
5%

Vitamin E
0.61mg
4%

Calcium
36mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.18mg
2%

Vitamin D
0.2µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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