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Madeira Braised Beef Roast

Madeira Braised Beef Roast

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes
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  • 2 Medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp Canola or grapeseed oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs Eye round roast
  • 2 tbsp No-salt-added steak seasoning
  • 1/2 lb Baby carrots
  • 8 oz Whole button mushrooms, halved
  • 3/4 cup Dry Madeira wine
  • 2 tsp Fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Brown sugar, optional


  1. Place onions in bottom of a slow cooker.
  2. Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Brush oil on all sides of beef and rub evenly with seasoning. Add beef to skillet and cook until well-browned on all sides. Place beef on top of onions in slow cooker. Place carrots and mushrooms around beef.
  4. Return skillet to heat. Add wine and cook, stirring to scrape up browned bits on bottom of skillet. Pour over beef and vegetables in the slow cooker.
  5. Cook, covered, on LOW 4 hours or until an instant-read thermometer registers 145°F. Transfer beef to a cutting board and let stand 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, add thyme and brown sugar, if using, to vegetables and cooking liquid. Stir to combine.
  7. Thinly slice beef across the grain, and place on a serving platter.
  8. Add vegetables and cooking liquid, and serve.