Slow Cooker Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking Updated

Slow Cooker Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes has all you need for your dinner in one pot. Delicious and easy.

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As we sort of step back and take a breather throughout the holidays and then after, I like to step out of the kitchen a bit too. During the holidays, it feels like almost all my free time is spent in the kitchen.

Of course, I am a food blogger, so there is a lot of work for me to do during the holidays but on top of that I am typically making dishes and treats for family too. That means it’s A LOT of cooking during that season, not to mention eating. It was nice knowing you, waistline… oh wait, that was gone ages ago! Let me just finish up this last cookie.

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Once the holiday season winds down, I like to use my trusty slow cooker and dream of heading to the spa. Dream… remember that.

Recently, I decided to use a beef roast to make a slow cooker sweet potato roast. I absolutely love the sweetness of sweet potatoes paired with maple and cinnamon. If you top that over a roast, you have a wonderful aroma drifting through your home and a roast bursting with flavor on your tongue. It’s a beautiful pairing. Plus, it’s so delicious!

My husband is a skeptic of roasted beef. He is just not a huge fan of roast beef, but when it’s combined with maple, he’s all in.

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This roast can be topped with cinnamon and sweet potatoes, or you could even add sweet onions as well if you would like. This particular time I left the onions out, although I like how they complement this dish too.

Do you need a little bit of a cooking break? If so, be sure to add this slow cooker recipe to your menu, then head to the spa while dinner cooks itself. I promise, you deserve it!

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Slow Cooker Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes Recipe

    8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Beef Roast
  • 1 pound Sweet Potato, Quartered
  • 1 cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Water, Or beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place the roast in a greased 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Top with the potatoes.
  3. Pour the syrup, water or broth, sage, and cinnamon over it.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

Notes

  • Use enough water or broth to cover the roast and potatoes completely to avoid drying out. I advise starting at 1/2 a cup, and then go up if needed.

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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 480 minutes
Total Time: 495 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 72
Calories 394

% Daily Value*
14%
Total Fat 9g
15%
  Saturated Fat 3g
31%
Sodium 755mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate 38g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 26g
80%
Protein 40g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.