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Desperately Comforting Roast Beef

Make Winning 'Desperate Housewives, Desperate for Dinner' Dish

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Try this recipe for Desperately Comforting Roast Beef, a winning dish for 'Desperate Housewives, Desperate for Dinner."


  • 4 to 5 lb. rump roast
  • Olive oil (enough to brown roast)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 fresh carrots peeled, whole
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 6 oz. tomato juice
  • 14 oz. beef broth
  • Salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 2 drops kitchen bouquet
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Cooking Directions

    Season roast with salt and pepper, brown in skillet.

    In a crock pot, combine the beef broth, tomato juice, celery salt, kitchen bouquet, salt and pepper.

    Brown the roast and transfer it to the crock pot. Surround the roast with whole carrots, bay leaves and quartered onions. Cook for 8 hours on high.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: rump roast, carrots, onion, tomato juice

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course

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