David's Crock Pot Roast or Stew

David Kuhlmann


This dish can be made much easier by not browning anything,but the flavor will not be near the depth of flavor it has by doing the complete process. At least browning the meat and sweating the aromatics will greatly add to the flavor.

You can even make this easier by just using the roast, the onion soup mix and beef broth along with onions.

Another version you can do is even simpler: Pour two cans of Rotel tomatoes over the roast and let it cook!

However you decide this dish cooks while you are at work about 6-9 hours.

Bon Appetite!


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15 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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4-5 qt
roast, beef, venison, pork they all work with this recipe
2-3 Tbsp
canola oil
2-3 large
containers beef stock
2 pkg
french onion soup mix
3 medium
onions, yellow, medium
3-4 medium
carrots, chopped
3-4 stalk(s)
4-6 medium
potatoes, new red halved and quartered
1/2 lb
sliced mushrooms
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
parsley flakes
1/2 tsp
rosemary, dried
1/2-1 tsp
pepper to taste note: personally i wouldn't add too much salt as the broth and onion soup mix has quite a bit.
1 tsp
garlic powder with parsley


1 can(s)
green beans
1 can(s)
sweet peas
1 can(s)
corn canned

How to Make David's Crock Pot Roast or Stew


  • 1Set the crock pot on medium to bring up the temperature.
  • 2Put 1 tablespoon of canola oil in a heavy pot and bring to a hot heat and sear the roast on all sides. With a med- high heat should take about 5 minutes.

    After browned place in the crock pot and cover.
  • 3Next sweat all of the onions, celery, carrots, potatoes, garlic, should take about 5 minutes.

    Add to the crock pot.
  • 4Using the same pot you browned the onion, celery potatoes and garlic in, turn the heat to low and mix the beef stock, onion soup mix, add the mushrooms and all of the seasoning. After 2 minutes of mixing pour over the contents of the crock pot.

    NOTE: ( if you have decided to add any green beans, corn etc drain them and add to this now, before adding to the crock pot.

    Should take about 3-5 minutes

    Place in the crock pot over the roast and cover.
  • 5Continue to cook in the crock pot at a med heat for about 6-8 hours.
  • 6Place on a serving platter and dig in!
  • 7To make this dish EASY just put everything in the crock pot and let it cook. I would at the very east brown the meat and aromatics. Prep time will depend on which method you decide.

    I'll always recommend the long version if you have the time. The results are so much better in the finished dish!

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