Slow Cooker Red Wine Braised Beef
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 6
  • 3-1/2 lbs beef roast
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 yellow onion, large dice
  • 5 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1-1/2 cups red wine
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  1. In a pan with olive oil, season the beef with salt, pepper and thyme. Sear both sides of the beef. Removed from heat and set aside.
  2. Add onions, garlic, red wine and chicken stock to slow cooker. Place seared roast in slow cooker.
  3. Cover tightly and cook for for 4-6 hours on high or 8-10 hours on low or until beef is tender.
  4. In a small bowl mix corn starch with 2 Tbsp cold water and stir until smooth paste forms. Use this corn starch slurry to thicken sauce to desired consistency.
  5. Serve with roasted carrots, onions, and greens.
Recipe by Northwest Fresh at