Crockpot pot roast is great. Remember to use lots of onions, garlic, a little hot pepper to give it real flavor. Leftover pot roast is good for sandwiches and/or burritos or enchiladas. OR ... try crockpot barbequed beef. You'll find lots of recipes on this site or on the web. Also, you may want to make beef stew. Stew is a nice filling for beef pot pies,too. How about a hearty beef/vegetable soup? Here's a recipe you might enjoy:
Beef with Apples and Sweet Potatoes
1 - 2lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 cups peeled and cubed sweet potatoes or 1 40 oz. can sweet potatoes, drained
2 medium onions, sliced
2 apples, cored and sliced
1/2 cup beef broth
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, divided
1 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons cold water
--Trim fat from beef and cut into 2-inch pieces. Place beef, sweet potatoes, onions, apples, beef broth, garlic, salt, 1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours.
--Transfer beef, sweet potatoes, and apples to a platter. Cover and keep warm in oven. Let liquid in slow cooker stand for 5 minutes to allow fat to rise. Skim off fat.
--Combine cornstarch, remainng thyme, and pepper, cinnamon and water. Stir into cooking liquid. Cook 15 minutes or until juices are thickened. Serve sauce over beef, potatoes and apples.
Makes about 6 servings.