April 8, 2011 1 Comment
Last night I made a roast in the crockpot that turned out great and was the easiest ever. I usually brown my roast and then slow cook it with sliced onions, fresh mushrooms, beef broth* and a little splash of red wine… which turns out delicious. Yesterday, I was low on some ingredients and scanned my pantry for inspiration. I tried slow cooking my roast with just a can of Progresso French Onion soup (which is gluten free) and a touch of red wine. After the roast was done, I thickened the soup into a nice gravy with a little cornstarch. Served with mashed potatoes and steamed peas. The whole family loved it!
* I like to use Better Than Bouillon Beef Base to make my beef broth. But, BEWARE, the new low-sodium version is NOT gluten free. They decided to add BARLEY MALT! Very frustrating! At least the original version is still gluten free. You have been warned.