Balsamic Glazed Roast Beef

As a food blogger, I don’t repeat meals very often, but there are a few that my family does request on a regular basis, like Butter Chicken. This Balsamic Glazed Roast Beef is another favorite. My youngest especially loves it, and pleads with me to make it often. ¬†And it’s so delicious, it’s hard not to indulge his request.

We also love this Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin, which is where I got the inspiration to create the balsamic glaze for this recipe. It has a wonderful sweet and tangy flavor that compliments the beef so well. My kids also love spooning some of the glaze over roasted potatoes. Leftovers (if you have any) make for some fabulous sandwiches.

Balsamic Glazed Roast Beef

Balsamic Glazed Roast Beef
 
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Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
For the roast:
  • 1 (3-4 pound boneless) chuck or round roast
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
For the glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking liquid (from the roast, strained)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch + 2 tablespoons water
  • 3-4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place roast beef in a lightly greased slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, combine beef broth, 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, honey, red pepper flakes and pepper. Pour over roast beef.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until beef is tender.
  4. Remove roast from slow cooker and slice or shred. Cover and keep warm.
  5. Remove 1 1/2 cups of liquid from the slow cooker and pour through a mesh strainer into a medium saucepan.
  6. Stir together cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Whisk into saucepan, along with 3-4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and 1 tablespoon soy sauce.
  7. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. If desired, add additional water or cooking liquid for a thinner glaze.
  8. Pour glaze over beef and serve.

Who Dished It Up First: Inspired by Add a Pinch

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Comments

  1. This looks delicious. What a great combination of flavors.

  2. “This was Oh-My-Gosh gorgeous. I added sundried tomatoes, a bit of garlic and a 1/4 cup tomato sauce and gave it an Italian twist.
    This is how I always cook beef roasts now. So tasty and tender. I can’t even describe how good it is.” ElleM

    These are the comments I made on my re-pin on Pinterest on my Recipe Pins I Have Made board. Just so you know how truly delicious we really found this recipe to be. I must have made it five or six times now, and it never disappoints.

  3. Have this in the slow cooker right now and it smells amazing! Can’t wait until we can nosh on the finished product. The glaze sounds delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

  4. In the slow cooker now! Can wait to try! My husband requested I add potatoes and carrots to make it similar to a pot roast style meal, I’m hoping this won’t change the flavor but just make the veggies flavorful! Serving with homemade bread and butter yum!

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