Grampa’s German-Style Pot Roast

“Grampa was of German heritage and loved the old-world recipes his mother gave him. I made a few changes so I could prepare this dish in the slow cooker and give it a slightly updated flavour.” —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada

Grampa’s German-Style Pot RoastTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8servings 20minutes 6hours + standing
Servings Prep Time
8servings 20minutes
Cook Time
6hours + standing
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place potatoes, carrots, sauerkraut and pickles in a 7-qt. slow cooker. Mix paprika, allspice, salt and pepper; rub over roast. Brown roast in drippings over medium heat. Transfer to slow cooker. Add onions and garlic to drippings; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in beer and mustard; pour over meat. Crumble bacon; add to slow cooker.
  3. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours, until meat and vegetables are tender. Remove roast; let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Strain cooking juices. Reserve vegetables and juices; skim fat. Return reserved vegetables and cooking juices to slow cooker. Stir in sour cream; heat through. Serve with roast; sprinkle with parsley.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 552 calories, 31g fat (12g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 926mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 6g fibre), 39g protein.