Slow Cooker Cranberry Beef Roast - Ready to Eat Dinner

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Slow Cooker Cranberry Beef Roast - Ready to Eat Dinner

Tricia
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4 Servings
8 Ingredients
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Have leftover cranberries you aren't sure what to do with? This freezer friendly Slow Cooker Cranberry Pot Roast is the perfect dinner. Easy to make ahead of time, simply take out this meal and reheat when you need a quick dinner!
4 Servings
8 Ingredients
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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Cranberries, Fresh
  • ¼ cups Orange Juice
  • ¼ cups Water
  • ½ cups Brown Sugar
  • ½ cups Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 2 ½ pounds Beef Roast
  • 1 tablespoon Minced Onion, Dried

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Cooking Instructions

Freeze For Later Cooking Day Directions

Slow Cooker

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Mix cranberries, orange juice, water, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon together and place in slow cooker.
  2. Cook on HIGH for 2.5 hours. (Stir every hour – set a timer to remember).
  3. Open slow cooker after 2.5 hours, pop cranberries and let cook for 30 more minutes.
  4. Place roast in slow cooker with cranberry sauce and add minced onion, spoon over roast, replace lid and cook on LOW for 7-9 hours.
  5. Allow to cool.
  6. Divide cranberry sauce, roast and minced onion into indicated number of gallon freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

Easy Assembly

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Thaw: In fridge
  2. Reheat in the microwave until heated through.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

Slow Cook

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Mix cranberries, orange juice, water, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon together and place in slow cooker.
  2. Cook on HIGH for 2.5 hours. (Stir every hour – set a timer to remember).
  3. Open slow cooker after 2.5 hours, pop cranberries and let cook for 30 more minutes.
  4. Place roast in slow cooker with cranberry sauce and add minced onion, spoon over roast, replace lid and cook on LOW for 7-9 hours.

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