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SLOW COOKER POT ROAST

Hubs just loves pot roast. If we are at a restaurant and it is on the menu, he will order it.

I always thought it was so complicated to make and would be dried out. This recipe is far from being complicated and the meat is moist and tender.

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The great thing is you can use your slow cooker and set it and forget it. Just wait until your family walks through the door, your house smells so great!

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For this recipe you don’t want a very expensive cut of meat, let your slow cooker do all the work. Cooking it slowly breaks down the meat and makes it fall apart and juicy. I chose a Chuck Roast, it was on sale. But you can choose your favorite cut of meat.

 

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Add veggies in the last 1 1/2 hours of cooking the pot roast. Serve over mashed potatoes.

 

SLOW COOKER POT ROAST
Yield: serves 4

SLOW COOKER POT ROAST

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours
Total Time: 10 hours 10 minutes

Tender and flavorful slow cooker pot roast. Just set it and forget it!

Ingredients

  • 3 pound Chuck Roast
  • 1 envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 3 carrots sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Place beef pot roast in slow cooker and sprinkle with Lipton onion soup mix and garlic.
  2. Pour water over pot roast.
  3. Cook on low 8 to 10 hrs or until tender.
  4. Add carrots and celery during the last 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Take out pot roast and veggies, serve on platter. Reserve juices.
  6. For Gravy: In a small saucepan, add two tablespoons butter, melt, add 1 tbsp flour, stir until golden brown. add juices from roast, stir until thick. Pour over pot roast. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

2 slices

Amount Per Serving Calories 559Total Fat 35gSaturated Fat 14gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 188mgSodium 305mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 57g

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Tampa Cake Girl

Monday 20th of October 2014

Love this recipe. Very similar to the way my Dad makes it! I have pinned it and I shared the love on my page! ❤️❤️❤️

nettiemoore11

Monday 20th of October 2014

Your Dad is a smart guy! Thank you for pinning and sharing on your page Tampa Cake Girl <3 Nettie

grabaplate

Sunday 19th of October 2014

I need to use a slow cooker more! This looks great!

nettiemoore11

Sunday 19th of October 2014

Thank you Patricia! Love these easy dishes! Nettie

Joanne T Ferguson (@mickeydownunder)

Sunday 19th of October 2014

G'day! Love slow cooker recipes and this looks warm and welcoming! Cheers! Joanne

nettiemoore11

Sunday 19th of October 2014

Thank you Joanne, it's always a hit! Netttie

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