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A white plate of slow cooker roast beef with glazed carrots and couscous

Easy Slow Cooker Roast Beef Recipe

This Easy Slow Cooker Roast Beef Recipes requires almost no effort. Delivers on flavor every time. Fills a multitude of bellies. And any leftovers can be piled in between two halves of a potato bun for a killer sandwich.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot roast beef, easy roast beef, Roast beef recipe, Slow Cooker Roast Beef
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours
Servings 8
Calories 452kcal
Author Christine Siracusa


  • 5 lb bottom round roast
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped or 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut slits into roast, and liberally salt and add pepper. Place roast into crockpot.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together all remaining ingredients. Pour over roast beef in crock and cook on LOW 6 - 8 hours, depending on your slow cooker.
  • Once roast is done cooking (will easily fall apart,) remove from slow cooker with tongs onto a serving dish. Shred gently with two forks.
  • Pour 1/2 - 1 cup juice/gravy from crock onto shredded beef.
  • Mix well and serve!



  1. We recommend using Certified Angus Beef® brand for best results. 


Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 62g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 176mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 580mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 5.9mg