I-Forgot-to-Thaw-the-Roast Beef!

Thelma Good Harrisonburg, VA

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 7–9 Hours


  • 3–4-lb. frozen beef roast
  • tsp. salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 large onion
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¾ cup cold water

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4–5-Quart


  1. Place frozen roast in slow cooker. Sprinkle with tsp. salt and pepper to taste. Slice onion and lay over top.
  2. Cover and cook on High 1 hour. Turn heat to Low and roast for 6–8 hours, or until meat is tender but not dry.
  3. Spoon cups broth from the slow cooker into a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  4. While broth is heating, whisk together flour and cold water in a small bowl until smooth.
  5. When the broth boils, stir flour water into the broth, stirring continually until the broth is smooth and thickened.
  6. Slice roast and return meat and onions to the slow cooker. Pour gravy over top. Turn on Low until ready to serve.