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Country Pot Roast

Russ Myers


These are the ingredients, (as I remember) which my Grandparents used to make this recipe.
Of course they didn't have the convience of a crockpot

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4 to 8 servings
25 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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4 lb
chuck, round, or rump of beef
1/4 c
salt and pepper, to taste
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 can(s)
(10.5 oz) french onion soup
1/2 c
potatoes ( as desired)
carrots ( as desired)
onion ( as desired)
celery (as desired)


1 Tbsp
corn starch
1 c
1 to 1 1/2 c
reserved broth

How to Make Country Pot Roast


  • 1Dredge meat with flour. In skillet, brown meat on all sides in hot oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place browned meat and canned french onion soup into crockpot, cover, and cook slowly on medium until tender, 3 to 4 hours.
    Caution....DO NOT OVERCOOK
  • 2As the liquid cooks away, add more (water) as needed

    Add vegetables during last two hours of cooking.

    Check meat temp (160F) for medium doneness
  • 3Remove meat and vegetables. Reserve broth
  • 4Gravy:
    Combine cornstarch and water; mix well.
    Pour mixture into reserved broth, mix well.
    Stirring constantly heat gravy mixture over medium heat, until desired consistency , approximately 2 minutes.
  • 5Serve with vegetables and gravy

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About Country Pot Roast

Course/Dish: Beef, Gravies
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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