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Java Roast Beef

Java Roast Beef

A slow cooked chuck roast with the deep flavors of coffee and a delightful gravy
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Slow Cook Time 8 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 Slow Cooker at least 6qt


  • 1 Chuck Roast at least 4 lbs
  • 5 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ Medium Yellow Onion minced
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Coffee Concentrate
  • cup Beef Broth divided
  • ¼ cup Cornstarch


  • Combine coffee concentrate, two cups of beef broth, salt, and pepper.
  • Add beef roast to slow cooker. Add garlic and onions on top. Pour broth mixture over top. Secure lid and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove beef from slow cooker and let rest while you make the gravy.
  • Skim off fat. Ladle liquid into a sauce pan over medium heat. Once it starts to bubble, carefully mix in cornstarch while whisking. Allow to thicken then whisk in remaining beef broth.
  • Slice roast into ½inch pieces and serve with a ladle of gravy.
Keyword beef, coffee, roast beef, slow cooked beef, slow cooker
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