Colonial Hot Pot

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“Great, slow-cooked meal that warms the soul on a cold winter's eve.”
4hrs 50mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim all excess fat from beef.
  2. Shake cubes, divide up and do 1/2 at a time or less, with flour in a plastic bag to coat well.
  3. Combine tomato juice and instant beef broth in a small saucepan; heat just to boiling; remove from heat.
  4. Combine parsley, garlic, salt and pepper in a cup.
  5. Layer vegetables and meat into a slow cooker this way; Half of each of potatoes, onions and beef, sprinkling each layer lightly with seasoning mixture.
  6. Repeat with remaining potatoes, onions, beef and seasonings.
  7. Cut each squash half into 6 slices; pare; arrange on top.
  8. Pour hot tomato juice mixture over; dot with butter, cover.
  9. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours, or until meat and vegetables are tender.

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