Savory Pot Roast with Java Au Jus

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 2 Hr 30 Min
Servings N/A
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 to 5 lbs. beef eye roast
  • 1 cup brewed Folgers Classic Roast® Coffee
  • 1 (1 oz.) packet onion soup mix
  • 1 1/2 tbsps. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsps. corn starch
  • 1 1/2 tsps. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dry thyme leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. sliced white or portabello mushrooms

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350° F. Pat roast dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Brown roast on all sides.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE coffee, soup mix, vinegar, corn starch, garlic powder, thyme and bay leaves in medium bowl. Pour over meat. Cover pan. Roast 1 hour; add mushrooms. Roast an additional 1 to 1 1 /2 hours or until desired doneness.

  • Step 3

    DISCARD bay leaves. Remove roast to serving platter. Season gravy with salt and pepper to taste. Serve roast with gravy.

  • Step 5

    FOLLOW directions in steps 1 and 2, placing roast in slow cooker. Cook 5 to 6 hours on HIGH or 8 hours on LOW, until meat is fork tender. Follow step 3 to complete recipe.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 650
  • Calories from Fat200g
  • Total Fat 23g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 280mg
  • Sodium 590mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 11g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 96g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet