Caramelized Onion Roast can easily feed your gang for a small price. Roast is a great choice for a Sunday meal any time of the year. A healthy red meat choice that makes a complete meal when adding veggies and a fresh green salad. via @Marilyn_Lesniak
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Caramelized Onion Roast

Caramelized Onion Roast can easily feed your gang for a small price.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall, winter
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 8
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 2-1/2-pound beef bottom round roast
  • 1 large red onion cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium beef broth*
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon tarragon*
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • In a large soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the roast; cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until brown on all sides. Remove the roast; set aside.
  • Add the onion; cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until caramelized and brown.
  • Return the roast to the pot. Add the remaining ingredients, cover, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer for 1-1/2 hours, or until the roast is tender. Slice and serve.


To make this a gluten-free recipe, use gluten-free beef broth, and seasoning with no added starch from a gluten-containing source.
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.7g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.9g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg