Cranberry Chipotle Beef

Servings 6 people


  • 1 large onion cut into thin wedges
  • 1 beef chuck roast trimmed, 3-lb.
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 24 ounces whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 3/4 tablespoon finely chopped canned chipotle chili peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapeno optional


  • Place onion in a slow cooker; add beef, cutting to fit if necessary.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic.
  • In a medium bowl, combine cranberry sauce and chipotle chili peppers, and pour overall.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Garnish with jalapeno peppers, if desired, and enjoy!


SERVING SUGGESTION: Shred beef with 2 forks and serve with juices in warmed corn tortillas. Add a big salad.
VEGETARIAN: Use a faux roast such as Quorn’s Turk’y Roast and adjust cooking time as necessary.
KOSHER: Make sure beef is certified kosher.
GLUTEN-FREE: Make sure cranberry sauce and chipotle chili peppers are gluten-free.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 522 Calories; 17g Fat; 52g Protein; 47g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 193mg Cholesterol; 261mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 7 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat; 3 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 14
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