• 2-3 lb. beef roast
  • 1 large shallot
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/4 c. dark coffee
  • 2 T. orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 T. 100% Pure maple syrup
  • black pepper
  • sea salt
  • olive oil

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Take that boring old roast up a notch with this deeply flavorful sauce made with coffee, cinnamon, orange zest, and pure maple syrup.  Seriously Slow Cooker Paleo Cinnamon-Coffee Braised Roast is delicious!

  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in skillet. Season beef with salt and pepper and sear roast on all sides (about 2-3 minutes per side).
  2. Place roast in crock.
  3. Saute shallot in same pan (used to sear roast) for several minutes until soft.
  4. Add garlic and cook for another minute or two.
  5. Add coffee, orange zest, cinnamon stick and maple syrup to the pan, scraping brown bits from pan.
  6. Allow mixture to come to a boil, then turn heat to simmer for 2-3 more minutes..
  7. Pour coffee mixture over the roast in crock, covering well.
  8. Cover and crock on Low for 7-8 hours.

Happy Crocking!

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Slow Cooker Paleo Cinnamon-Coffee Braised Roast


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