Dad's Swedish Pot Roast

Dad's Swedish Pot Roast Recipe

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Janet Lovstrom


This was a special Sunday or birthday dinner dad used to fix. We all loved it but it took us years to get the recipe from him. I have tweaked it a bit, but it is still a yummy and simple mean that cooks over-night or while you are at work.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 to 6
35 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2-3 lb
    chuck roast or beef brisket
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 large
    onions,,sliced or large dice
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    cider vinegar
  • 4
    bay leaves
  • 1 can(s)
    progresso french onion soup
  • 6 medium
    potatoes, bite-sized chunks
  • 6
    carrots, cut in bite-sized chunks

How to Make Dad's Swedish Pot Roast


  1. Rub the spices on all sides of the meat and brown. You can brown in veg. oil or butter and oil. Transfer roast to large crock-pot.
  2. Add onions, brown sugar, bay leaves, vinegar, and can of soup to pan the roast was browned in. Mix around and get all the goodies bits off bottom of pan and pour all over the roast in crock-pot.
  3. Put carrots and potatoes on top of roast...then cover with lid.
  4. Cook overnight on low in the crock-pot.

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About Dad's Swedish Pot Roast

Course/Dish: Beef Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Swedish

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