Slow-Cooker Roast Beef with Mushroom Gravy

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2014

We had our doubts. But if you use a few tricks, your slow cooker can produce a perfectly pink roast beef—with a rich, thick mushroom gravy, too.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1½ to 2 hours on low, plus 18 hours salting

Slow-Cooker Roast Beef with Mushroom Gravy

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For an evenly cooked, medium-rare roast from the slow cooker, we first salt an eye-round roast overnight, brown it well in a skillet, and then build a gravy in the same pan. Cremini mushrooms form the base of the gravy, along with onion, to...

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