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Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
slow-cook:
480 mins to 600 mins(low) or 4 to 5 hours (high)
Servings:
6
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Balsamic Beef Roast with Polenta

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Place frozen onions in cooker. Place meat on top of onions. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. In a small bowl combine the broth, vinegar, tomato paste, tapioca, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Pour mixture over meat.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

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  • Transfer meat to a serving platter. Skim off fat from cooking liquid. Serve meat with Soft Polenta and cooking liquid. Sprinkle with parsley. If desired, garnish with cheese.

Nutrition Facts (Balsamic Beef Roast with Polenta)

399 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 75mg; sodium 498mg; potassium 569mg; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 3g; sugar 5g; protein 26g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 9mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 32mcg; vitamin b12 2mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.

Soft Polenta

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  • In a medium saucepan bring 2 3/4 cups water to boiling. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl stir together cornmeal, 1 cup cold water, and salt. Slowly add cornmeal mixture to boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until mixture returns to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until mixture is very thick and tender, stirring frequently and adjusting heat as necessary to maintain a slow boil.

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