This absolutely fabulous slow-cooked beef with juice (or au Jus, if you prefer) makes one very popular sandwich. Fix-It and Forget-It staff members were vying for the leftovers after the photos were taken.
The beef comes out of the slow cooker melt-in-your-mouth tender, with a nice hint of rosemary. Sliced thin and piled onto a hard roll, this is a sandwich that will steal the show at your next holiday party or family gathering.
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Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly, Revised & Updated, page 77
Makes 12 servings
Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5-6 hours
Ideal slow-cooker size: 4- or 5-qt.
2-lb. beef top round roast, trimmed
3 cups water
1 cup light soy sauce
1 tsp. dried rosemary
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 bay leaf
3 whole peppercorns
1. Place roast in slow cooker. Add water, soy sauce, and seasonings.
2. Cover. Cook on low 5-6 hours.
3. Remove meat from broth. Thinly slice or shred. Keep warm
4. Strain broth and skim off fat. Pour broth into small cups for dipping.
5. Serve beef on rolls.