My Ex Mother-In-Law's Pot Roast

My Ex Mother-in-law's Pot Roast Recipe

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Mary Kay Bramble


When you look at the ingredients, it may seem odd, but it is absolutely delicious!

★★★★★ 2 votes
3+ depending on size of roast
15 Min
3 Hr


3-5 lb
brisket or other lean pot roast cut
1 can(s)
cranberry sauce (whole or jellied)
1 pkg
dry onion soup mix

How to Make My Ex Mother-In-Law's Pot Roast


  • 1Place meat into a dutch oven or crock pot.
  • 2mash cranberry sauce on top and sprinkle onion soup mix evenly over meat.
  • 3Add water to just barely cover. Cook low and slow until "falling apart done" for 3+ hours in dutch oven or 8 hours in the crockpot. Serve with noodles or buckwheat groats.

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About My Ex Mother-In-Law's Pot Roast

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Hashtags: #pot, #crock, #or, #braise