Easiest Pot Roast With Rich Gravy

Betsy Wolfe


You only use five ingredients and some seasoning and no pre-cooking or browning to make this super easy pot roast. Small effort and great to enjoy after a long day or shoveling snow. A family favorite for years.

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Crock Pot recipes that are easy and full of flavor are essential when cooking for a family. This pot roast recipe has minimal ingredients and is super tasty. The gravy is rich and creamy; a perfect complement to the hearty beef roast. The Test Kitchen smelled amazing while this was cooking. Once done, the roast is tender and melts in your mouth. Delicious served over butter noodles. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 Min
7 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2-4 lb
    beef roast (cheaper cut like chuck or sirloin)
  • 1 pkg
    powdered onion soup mix
  • 2 can(s)
    condensed mushroom soup, 10.5 oz each
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced mushrooms, 8 oz.
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 c
    liquid; can combine beef broth, red wine and/or water to make 1.5 cups
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Easiest Pot Roast With Rich Gravy


  1. In a bowl, combine onion soup mix, mushroom soup, undrained canned mushrooms, and garlic powder. Whisk in liquid.
  2. Trim excess fat and bones from the roast. Place meat into bottom of Crock Pot.
  3. Pour soup mixture over meat.
  4. Cover and set Crock Pot to High. Cook for 6-8 hours until meat falls apart. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve over mashed potatoes or buttered noodles with a veggie on the side.
  6. ALTERNATE COOKING METHOD: If you don't want to wait for the Crock Pot, follow all the same steps but put meat in a covered casserole or foil covered metal pan in the oven at 325 degrees for 2.5 to 3 hours.

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About Easiest Pot Roast With Rich Gravy

Course/Dish: Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #family #hearty #guests

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