1 2 pound beef bottom round roast
1 cup of apple juice
1/2 cup beef broth
1/4 teaspoon caraway or dill seed
4 teaspoons corn starch
salt and pepper to taste
Coat the inside of a 5 quart Dutch oven with cooking spray. Over medium heat, brown the roast on all sides. Season with salt and pepper.
Add the apple juice, broth and caraway (or dill), cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours. (At this point, you can add potatoes or other vegetables if desired). If adding vegetables, cover and simmer another 15 to 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
Remove meat to serving platter. Stir together the 1/4 cup water and the cornstarch. Stir into the juices in the Dutch oven. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until thickened and then boil 1 minute more.