Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast - Beyer Beware

Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast

If any of you are like me, you get beef 400 pounds at a time. Which means you get enough roasts to feed the entire church potluck crowd all winter long. So, once again I have a slow cooked beef roast. This time I used a rolled rump roast to make balsamic beef roast.

Rolled Rump Roast for Balsamic Roast BeefThe ingredients are fairly standard.

Balsamic beef roast ingredientsBeef broth, balsamic vinegar, honey, red pepper flakes, garlic and honey. I guess those are standard in my house. And as a tangent, I buy some pretty awesome balsamic vinegar from T.J. Maxx. And cheap too.

Balsamic glaze for beefPour the balsamic glaze over top of the beef roast in the crock pot. Then hit generously with some fresh cracked pepper.

Rolled Rump Roast for Balsamic Roast BeefCook on low for 8-10 hours.

slow roasted balsamic roast beefRemove the beef and pull apart. It should be fork tender.

Balsamic glazed roast beef

The reserve juices in the crock pot can be used as an au jus sauce or thickened up for a gravy. Regardless, don’t just pour that liquid brown gold down the drain.

When I called home to see how everyone liked the roast that night since I was away on business, my husband said our daughter ate her weight in meat. Big win, since she would take a plate of peas over meat most nights!!

Balsamic Beef Roast

Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast

Slow Cooked Balsamic Beef Roast

This is a simple beef roast that has tons of moisture and packs flavor. If you have leftovers, they are great in beef and noodles!


  • 3-4 pound roast beef (I used a rolled roast)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Fresh Ground Pepper


  1. Put your beef roast into the crock pot.
  2. In a 2-cup measuring cup, mix together all remaining ingredients. Pour over roast beef, sprinkle fresh ground pepper over top of the beef roast.
  3. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
  4. When roast has cooked, remove from the crock pot and cut the roast or break apart with a large fork. Pour ¼ – ½ cup of juice from the crock pot over the beef roast.
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Enjoy your Hunk of Meat Monday and stay warm if you are experiencing this cruel spring snow storm.

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  1. That looks delicious. Thanks for letting me share my recipes. Have a great week!

  2. Hello! This may be a silly question, but I’d like to clarify anyways. Does the roast need to be thawed before cooking? I’m looking forward to making this! Thanks! :)

  3. Karey James says:

    I made this and it was AWESOME!!!

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