Slow Cooker Top Round Roast with Potatoes & Vegtables

Slow Cooker Top Round Roast with Potatoes & Vegtables
Ingredients :

1 roast, trimmed of visible fat2 cups beef broth (I used 2 cups water and 3 beef bouillon cubes)3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce4 cloves of garlic2 bay leaves1 tsp. salt1 tsp. sugar½ tsp. pepper1/2 tsp. steak seasoning1/8 tsp. allspice1 large onion, rough chopped3 large carrots, sliced (or a couple of handfuls of baby carrots)4 ribs celery, chopped4 or 5 white potatoes and/or sweet potatoes, cut into bite size pieces3 tbsp. cornstarch1/4 cup water

Directions :
Put roast trimmed of visible fat in large slow cooker. Add beef broth. Put Worcestershire, garlic and spices on top of meat. Add carrots, onion and celery around roast. Cook on low for 7- 8 hours total. Add potatoes about 3 hours into cooking. To thicken gravy, remove about 1 cup of hot liquid, using a separate bowl, combine ¼ cup water and cornstarch until smooth. Mix with a little hot liquid and return mixture to pot. Gently stir, turn crock pot to high and cook until thickened and bubbly. You may want to remove beef before thickening the gravy.