I love roasts cooked in the slow cooker. I love it more when they make their own gravy and sauce. This recipe for Summer Roast with Sweet Carrots fits both of those. This slow cooked roast makes a sweet bbq type sauce to serve over the meat that is full of flavor. Unfortunately, the only pictures I took were pre-sauce so you can’t see it, but is a beautiful deep red sauce.
This Summer Roast with Sweet Carrots recipe also includes a side dish too. The original recipe I found included both carrots and potatoes which is what I did and what you will see in the photo. However, the potatoes lacked flavor in this, but the carrots were amazing. So I changed the recipe to only include carrots. The carrots are tender and so sweet, you will think you are eating candy.
Remove the roast from the pot. Then remove the carrots with a slotted spoon. Remove some of the juice leaving only the amount you think you will need to make the sauce with for the roast. Mix 2 Tbsp of cornstarch with 2 Tbsp of water. and add a bit at a time to the juice to thicken. Add enough to reach desired thickness.
Recipe adapted from Six Sisters Stuff.