Crock Pot roast beef

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Mary’s Roast Beef

Prep: 20 min Cook: 7 hours 5 min

1 (3-lb) sirloin roast cut in half
2T vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup brewed coffee
¾ cup water, divided
1 beef bouillon cube
1tsp salt
2 tsp dried basil
½ tsp coarsely ground pepper
All purpose flour
Garnish: fresh oregano sprig

Brown all sides of roast on med/high heat in hot oil in a large skillet 5 min each side.
Place roast in a slow cooker. Add onion and garlic to skillet and sauté 2 min or until tender. Stir in coffee, ½ cup water, bouillon cube and next three ingredients until blended.

Transfer to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours, or until tender.

Transfer roast to a serving dish.
Measure drippings and return to slow cooker. For every cup of drippings, add 1T flour to the remaining ¼ cup of water. Whisk to blend. Whisk into the drippings.