easy slow cooker french onion roast and vegetables

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By Tere G.
from Here, KY

Nothing fancy here. Just easy, delicious, slow cooked comfort food.

serves 8 (Depends on size of roast)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For easy slow cooker french onion roast and vegetables

  • 2-4 lb
    beef roast (chuck or round is what i usually use)
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    seasoning blend such as weber's smoky truffle or montreal steak seasoning
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 can
    condensed french onion soup (red & white can)
  • 8-10 md
    carrots, peeled, cut into chunks* (see *note)
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion, peeled & sliced or cut into chunks
  • 8 md
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make easy slow cooker french onion roast and vegetables

  • 1
    Place liner in slow cooker, if using. Place roast in slow cooker and season each side with your preferred seasoning blend. Set slow cooker on high.
  • 2
    Add carrots and onions around the roast. Place lid on cooker. * NOTE: Omit the carrots if you don't care for carrot flavor in your gravy.
  • 3
    In a medium bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup all purpose flour and one can of onion soup until no large lumps of flour remain; add remaining can of onion soup, whisking until well combined.
  • 4
    Pour soup mixture over roast and vegetables in slow cooker.
  • 5
    Place whole peeled potatoes around roast (on top of carrots and onions.) Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Place lid on slow cooker. Cook on high for about 5-6 hours, or on low for 8 hours (times are approximate and depends on size of roast and how hot your slow cooker gets.)
  • 6
    Serve hot, preferably with warm dinner rolls to sop up the gravy. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.