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easy slow cooker french onion roast and vegetables

Recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

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

yield 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

  • Seasoned beef roast in lined slow cooker.
    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.
  • Seasoned beef roast in slow cooker surrounded with carrots and onions.
    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.
  • Whisking together flour and soup.
    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.
  • Pouring soup and flour mixture over roast and veggies.
    Pour soup mixture over roast and vegetables in slow cooker.
  • Potatoes placed around roast in slow cooker.
    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.)
  • French onion beef roast with potatoes, carrots, onions and gravy in lined slow cooker.
    Serve hot, preferably with warm dinner rolls to sop up the gravy. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.