Take a page from a British tradition this weekend and sit down to a Sunday supper. Sunday roast has been described as a dying institution and one that is undergoing a revival, depending on your sources. Trendy or not, there is a nice sentiment behind sitting down with friends and family as the weekend draws to a close over a home-cooked meal. To get your Sunday supper club started, here are seven roasts to make for a meaty main course.
1. Apple and Onion Beef Pot Roast
Keen on spending time with friends and family before you sit down to dinner? Taste of Home’s pot roast uses a crock pot, allowing you to make a Sunday supper without having spent hours toiling over the stove. It makes about 8 servings.
- 1 beef sirloin tip roast (3 pounds), cut in half
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
- ½ teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 large tart apple, quartered
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- ⅛ teaspoon browning sauce
Directions: In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown roast on all sides. Transfer to a 5-quart slow cooker. Add water to the skillet, stirring to loosen any browned bits; pour over roast. Sprinkle with seasoned salt, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. Top with apple and onion.
Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove roast and onion; let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Strain cooking liquid into a saucepan, discarding apple. Bring liquid to a boil; cook until reduced to 2 cups, about 15 minutes. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir in browning sauce. Stir into cooking liquid. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with beef and onion.