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I love double duty meals. Make this great roast beef and serve with mashed potatoes night one. Then take the left over beef and add a little bbq sauce and serve sandwiches night 2! Such a time saver
Bacon & Cola Crock Pot Roast Beef
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6
- 1 3-4 lb bottom round beef roast
- 1 12 ounce can cream of celery or mushroom soup (whatever your preference)
- ½ lb bacon cooked and crumbled (reserve drippings)
- 3 -5 tablespoons bacon drippings
- 1 1 ½ ounce package dry onion soup mix
- 1 12 ounce can Cola
- 1 tbsp corn starch and 1 tbsp water mixed
Pour 1 can of Cola into your crock pot and set temperature to low.
Place your Beef Roast in the crock pot and sprinkle the Dry Onion Soup mix over roast and the cola
While cooking the roast on low, fry the bacon to a crisp, crumble it and set aside.
Pour the bacon drippings from cooking the bacon and drizzle them over your roast.
Spread the bacon crumbles over your roast and dry onion soup mix.
Cover roast and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or 4-6 hours on high.
One hour before roast is to be served make your gravy.
Lift roast out of crock pot and set aside.
Add your one can of Cream of Celery soup and hand whisk until blended. For time's sake I use the electric mixer.
Add corn starch and water mix and whisk in to thicken.
Place your roast back into the crock pot and finish out your cooking time.
Serve your roast with gravy over mashed potatoes.
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