Slow Cooker German Style Pot Roast

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A seasoned Certified Angus Beef® brand chuck roast is braised with red cabbage and carrots in your slow cooker for a fun twist on a classic comfort food recipe.


  • 3 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 to 3 pound Certified Angus Beef® brand chuck roast
  • 1 TBS. canola or corn oil
  • 1/2 small head of red cabbage, cored and cut into chunks
  • 5 - 6 medium carrots, cut into chunks
  • 2 sweet onions, sliced
  • 1/3 cup beef stock (not broth)
  • 1 cup apple cider ( or apple juice)


  1. Combine the salt, onion powder, nutmeg, allspice, black pepper, and garlic powder. Rub seasoning mixture onto roast.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the roast and brown well on all sides. (about 10 minutes or so). Remove roast to slow cooker. Add in the carrots and cabbage.
  3. To skillet add the onion. Cook for 5 minutes, then add the beef broth and apple cider to the skillet, scraping up the brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
  4. Pour mixture in skillet on top of the roast, carrots and cabbage. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 - 10 hours or on HIGH for 4 - 6 hours.

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 20 mins.

Cook time: 08 hrs. 00 mins.

Total time: 8 hrs. 20 mins.

Recipe inspiration from Whole Foods