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slow cooker pot roast

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe is an easy beef roast recipe that even the novice chef can handle. The easy to make gravy mixes right in the crock after the vegetables and beef are done.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker pot roast

  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 3 lb
    chuck roast
  • 1
    (14.5 ounce) can low sodium beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 3 clove
    garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2
    onions quartered
  • 4
    large carrots cut in thirds
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • mashed potatoes or cooked egg noodles.

How To Make slow cooker pot roast

  • 1
    Salt & pepper both sides of the chuck roast. In large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chuck roast and brown on both side. Remove and place in crock pot. Add beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, parsley, oregano, onion powder, onions and carrots. Cook on high for 1 1/2 hours and low for an additional 4-5 hours
  • 2
    Remove chuck roast and vegetables and place on cutting board. Cover loosely with aluminum foil. Turn crock pot to high. Melt butter and whisk in flour. Slowly whisk butter/flour mixture (a little at a time) into the liquid in the crock pot. When fully whisked in cover and let cook for 10 minutes. Slice or separate chuck roast with fork. Serve with vegetables and gravy.
  • 3
    Optional; Serve over mashed potatoes or egg noodles.