Pour beer on top of beef roast & end up with pure comfort party food

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Nothing is better than a slow-cooked beef roast. This meal is pure comfort food — tender beef cooked with garlic and beer. If you haven’t cooked with beer in your slow cooker, you have been missing out! The aroma that is created while the beef and beer are simmering is like no other.
This meal is great for feeding a crowd during a football game. Throw the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning, and this meal will be ready to serve during half-time. Season a chuck roast with salt and pepper and then add garlic cloves. I like to keep the garlic cloves whole instead of mincing them, because the garlic gets a roasted flavor if left whole. Add sliced red onion and pour Italian dressing and beer over all. Make sure to use your favorite beer in this!
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After the cooking time is up, shred the meat and mash up the garlic cloves and stir them into the meat. I serve this tender beef on sweet Hawaiian slider rolls and top with melty colby jack cheese. The garlicky meat with the sweet Hawaiian rolls is an over-the-top game-day grub meal that can’t be beat! Invite some friends over and make this dreamy roast this weekend!
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours
Serves: 8
Ingredients
3-pound beef chuck roast
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
4 garlic cloves
1 red onion, sliced
1 cup Italian dressing
1 cup beer (use your favorite!)
2 bay leaves
Hawaiian slider buns
Sliced colby jack cheese
Directions
1. Place the chuck roast into a 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Sprinkle the roast with the salt and pepper. Place the garlic cloves on top of the roast.
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Add the red onion, then pour in the Italian dressing and beer. Place the bay leaves on top.
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2. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or on low for 8 to 10. Don’t open the lid during the cooking time.
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3. Discard bay leaves and shred the meat with two forks. Smash the garlic with the back of a fork, and stir the garlic into the shredded meat. Discard any fat, and drain off the grease. Serve the shredded meat on Hawaiian slider buns with the colby jack cheese. Melt the cheese under the broiler in the oven if desired. Enjoy!
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If you enjoyed this recipe, check out more from Sarah Olson's recipe book, available for purchase here. This recipe book includes dozens more great slow-cooker recipes.
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