Bavarian Pot Roast


3-4 lb. beef arm pot roast
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
3 whole cloves
4 med. apples, cored and quartered (leave skin on)
1 sm. onion, sliced
1/2 c. apple juice
3 to 4 tbsp. flour
3 to 4 tbsp. water


Wipe roast well and trim off all excess fat. Lightly rub top of meat with oil. Dust meat with salt, pepper and ginger. Insert cloves in meat. Place apples and onions in the bottom of the Crock Pot and put the roast on top of the apples and onions. Pour in the apple juice. Cover and cook on a low setting for 8 to 12 hours. Remove the roast and apples to a warm platter when fully cooked. Turn the Crock Pot to High setting. Make a smooth paste with the flour and water and stir the paste into the Crock Pot. Cover and cook until thickened. Pour gravy over roast when serving.