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Coffee-Braised Roast W/ Caramelized Onions & Serrano Gravy

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“The coffee lends rich flavor while serranos spice it up. If you're not addicted to hot & spicy like I am, cut back on or eliminate the serranos altogether.”
8hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season roast with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large pot over medium heat. Add roast and cook 7-10 minutes, turning, until browned on all sides. Transfer roast to crock pot.
  3. Add 2 teaspoons oil to pot on stove. Add onions and cook, stirring, 5-7 minutes until golden. Add garlic and thyme; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in coffee and vinegar; bring to a simmer.
  4. Add onion mixture to crock pot.
  5. Cover and cook until, 4 1/2-5 hrs on high or 7-8 hrs on low.
  6. Transfer roast to plastic cutting board, tent with foil and let rest 10 minutes.
  7. Pour liquid from crock pot into medium saucepan skim fat from top.
  8. Bring liquid to boil over medium heat.
  9. Mix cornstarch in water & add to boiling liquid. Cook, stirring with whisk 1 minute till sauce thickens into gravy.
  10. Add black pepper and remove serrano peppers. Carve roast and serve with gravy.

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