Slow Cooker Rump Roast

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Unlock the secret to tender, flavorful beef with this Slow Cooker Rump Roast recipe. Perfect for busy days, this simple yet delicious dish requires minimal effort but yields maximum flavor.

Let your slow cooker do the work as the rump roast cooks low and slow, resulting in meat that’s juicy and fork-tender. Whether it’s a cozy family dinner or a casual gathering, this slow cooker rump roast is sure to be a hit at the table.

Don’t forget to check out this tasty Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes recipe. It will go perfect with Instant Pot rump roast!

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Tender Perfection: Tender Perfection: The slow cooker pot roast ensures your rump roast turns out melt-in-your-mouth tender, making each bite a succulent delight.
  • Flavor Infusion: The long, slow cooking process allows the flavors to meld together, resulting in a rich and savory taste that will have you coming back for more.
  • Effortless Cooking: With minimal hands-on time required, this slow cooker rump roast recipe offers convenience without compromising on flavor, making it ideal for busy days.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Rump Roast: This cut of beef is lean yet flavorful and becomes wonderfully tender when slow-cooked, making it the star of this dish.
  • Yellow Baby Potatoes: Add a hearty element to the roast, soaking up all the flavors in the pot as they cook.
  • Baby Carrots: Provide a sweet contrast to the savory beef and potatoes and keep their shape well during long cooking times.
  • Beef Broth: Acts as a flavorful liquid that the roast and vegetables cook in, enhancing their natural flavors and keeping everything moist.
  • Onion: Adds depth and a hint of sweetness to the dish, complementing the beef perfectly.
  • Sprig Rosemary: Infuses the roast with its distinct, aromatic flavor, adding an extra layer of complexity to the dish.
  • Sprigs Thyme: Lends a subtle earthy note that pairs beautifully with the other flavors in the roast.
  • Salt: Essential for bringing out the flavors of the beef and vegetables and balancing the overall taste of the dish.
  • Black Pepper: Adds a hint of heat and enhances the savory flavors of the roast, rounding out the dish perfectly.
Ingredients For The Slow Cooker Rump Roast Recipe.

How To Make Slow Cooker Rump Roast?

Step One: Add Rump Roast To Slow Cooker

Place the rump roast in the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper.

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Step Two: Chop The Onion

Peel and quarter the onion.

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Step Three: Add Other Ingredients To The Slow Cooker

Add all remaining ingredients in the slow cooker.

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Step Four: Cook Until Done

Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.

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Step Five: Cut The Beef And Serve

Once cooked, cut the slow cooker roast beef and serve warm.

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Cooking Tips

  • Thickening Agent: Create a slurry with corn starch and water to thicken the beef broth to your desired consistency.
  • Low Sodium Option: Opt for low-sodium broth and monitor the seasoning to create a healthier version of this delectable pot roast recipe.
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Variations

  • Bottom Round Roast Tacos: Transform your slow cooker rump roast into mouthwatering shredded beef tacos. Simply shred the tender roast and serve it in warm tortillas with your favorite toppings for a delicious and satisfying meal.
  • Beef and Vegetable Soup: Repurpose your slow cooker bottom round roast by adding it to a hearty beef and vegetable soup. Shred the tender beef and add it to a pot of simmering broth along with vegetables for a comforting and nutritious soup option.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • Storage: Store any leftover rump roast in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. For longer storage, freeze in a freezer-safe container or zip-top bag for up to 2-3 months.
  • Reheating: When ready to enjoy again, gently reheat the refrigerated rump roast in a microwave-safe dish with a splash of beef broth or water to maintain moisture. For frozen rump roast, thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating using your preferred method.

What to Serve With This Recipe?

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Creamy and flavorful garlic mashed potatoes, the perfect companion to your savory slow cooker beef roast.
  • Buttered Green Beans: Simple and classic, these crisp green beans complement the richness of the rump roast.
  • Garlic Glazed Carrots: Sweet and tender carrots with a hint of garlic, bringing a delightful taste to your plate.
  • Brussels Sprouts: Steams Brussels sprouts with bacon bits.
Slow Cooker Rump Roast

Slow Cooker Rump Roast

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

Discover the ultimate comfort with our slow cooker rump roast recipe - tender, flavorful, and effortlessly delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2.5 lbs. rump roast
  • 1.5 lbs. yellow baby potatoes
  • 1 lbs. baby carrots
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 onion
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 3-4 sprigs thyme
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the rump roast in the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Peel and quarter the onion.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients in the slow cooker.
  4. Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  5. Once cooked, cut the slow cooker roast beef and serve warm.

Notes

  • Thickening Agent: Create a slurry with corn starch and water to thicken the beef broth to your desired consistency.
  • Low Sodium Option: Opt for low-sodium broth and monitor the seasoning to create a healthier version of this delectable pot roast recipe.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1685Total Fat: 68gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 32gCholesterol: 482mgSodium: 2913mgCarbohydrates: 97gFiber: 16gSugar: 17gProtein: 165g

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FAQ’S

What Can I Use Instead of a Slow Cooker?

I suggest using a large slow cooker, Instant Pot, or crock pot for this pot roast recipe. If you don’t have those, a cast iron Dutch oven works too. Note: cooking times vary between the crock pot and Dutch oven for the chuck roast.

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