Slow Cooker Cranberry Beef Roast- Lunch Version

Have leftover cranberries you aren't sure what to do with? This freezer friendly Slow Cooker Cranberry Pot Roast is the perfect lunch. Easy to make ahead of time, simply reheat when you need a quick lunch!
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Slow Cooker Cranberry Beef Roast- Lunch Version

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

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

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.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

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 freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

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

  1. Reheat in the microwave until heated through.

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