Rump Roast Au Jus

Rump Roast Au Jus


"This is a wonderful way to do rump roast in the slow cooker. It creates a wonderful juice while it cooks; serve the juice over individual servings of beef. You'll want the cut to be between 4 and 5 pounds."


10 h 10 m servings 358 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.6g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 45.5 g
  • 91%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 161 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together black pepper, paprika, chili powder, celery salt, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and mustard powder. Rub mixture over the surface of the meat. Place roast in a slow cooker, and add 1/2 cup water.
  2. Cover, and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours. When meat is tender and well done, transfer roast to a serving platter. Skim fat from juices, and strain; serve with meat.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 210 Ratings


OK, I will try not to let this get too long but I have a lot to say. Some people are rating this recipe based upon what they cooked which did not match up well with the actual recipe. One pers...

This is the BEST crockpot beef recipe I have ever tried. I sub seasoned salt for celery salt and cut back the pepper to 1 tsp. Didn't use cayenne and used 1 1/2 cups water mixed with Lipton on...

This is a great basic recipe but it needs a little tweaking. First of all it calls for way too much pepper--cut it down from 1 Tablespoon to 1 teaspoon. I also reduced 1 Tablespoon paprika to 1...

This recipe is unbelievable. I make a nice size roast and there are no leftovers. It's got a nice kick, but not overwhelming. The au jus is wonderful. I like to freeze anything that is left.

I followed the other reader's suggestions and added 1 t. black pepper, 2 t. paprika, 1 t. chili powder, 1/2 t. celery salt, 1/2 t. ground cayenne, 1 t. onion powder, 1/2 t. garlic powder, 1/4 t....

I thought this recipe was great,my family loved it! I would not cook it for more than 8 hours,flip the meat half way though so juices flow both wine is great with this meal.

I will gladly give this recipe 5 stars. It simply tastes wonderful to everyone I know of. I've made it quite a few times and, most likely, will never stop. Thank You.

My husband loves this recipe! He is very picky and usually does not express much pleasure over any food or recipe unless it's absolutely fantastic. I liked it, too, except I would prefer less c...

This is very good. I had a 3 1/2 pound roast. I followed the recipe except I used coffee rather than water. It's really not spicy, my 4 year old and 2 year old sons didn't even think it was s...