Every once in a while I forget that some of the easy, routine things I do with food should be posted here on “Cheap Bastid Cooks”. So here’s something incredibly easy, cheap and tasty.
Stater Brothers had a special recently on “London Broil” or top round. It used to be that you could get this cut fairly often for $1.99 a pound. No more. Have you noticed how beef prices have gone up? Most of the time this cut is about twice that now. So you have to be a bit more careful and stock up when you can. I found the special price of $2.88/lb to be irresistible.
So Mrs. CB put about a 3 1/2 lb hunk of it in the slow cooker the other day to make “Roast Beast”. First she seared it on the grill. Then she cut up a couple of potatoes and an onion and tossed those with about 20 mini-carrots into the cooker with some water, Worcestershire and soy sauce. Some garlic powder and pepper makes this a leave-it-alone, hands-off meal that can slow cook pretty much until you’re ready to eat it. It’s fall apart good and breaks off into hunks when you serve it—we eat it out of bowls rather than on a plate.
And we made sure that there was plenty of left overs. Now you can just reheat the “Roast Beast” the next day or you can do something different with it. Continue reading