1 pot roast, about 3 pounds, chuck arm or shoulder, bottom round, or similar cut
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup apple cider or red wine
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried crumbled leaf thyme
1/2 teaspoon crushed rosemary
1 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
3 medium cloves garlic, minced
Trim beef roast.
Cut to fit crockpot, if necessary; place in the slow cooker (may use a cooking bag for this).
Combine all remaining ingredients; pour over the roast.
Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours.
Skim excess fat from gravy .
Serve roast sliced with gravy, with potatoes or hot cooked rice or pasta.