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slow cooker roast beef & veggies in the best gravy

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

This is the roast for gravy lovers!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8 (approx.) & times are approximate
prep time 45 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker roast beef & veggies in the best gravy

  • some
    cooking oil spray
  • 1 can
    condensed beef consomme
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 can
    condensed french onion soup
  • 3 lb
    beef chuck roast (approx.)
  • a few pinch
    each salt, pepper and garlic powder
  • some pinch
    weber's smoky truffle seasoning (optional, but preferred)
  • 1 md
    sweet onion, chopped
  • 8-10 lg
    carrots, peeled & cut bitesize (may sub baby carrots)
  • 8 md
    potatoes, peeled whole (may sub unpeeled baby potatoes)

How To Make slow cooker roast beef & veggies in the best gravy

  • 1
    Gather and prep ingredients. Lightly spray bowl of slow cooker with cooking oil spray.
  • 2
    In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup all purpose flour with one can of condensed beef consomme, whisking until no lumps remain; add and whisk in one can of condensed french onion soup. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place roast in slow cooker; season the roast on all sides with salt, pepper, garlic powder and smoky truffle seasoning. Set slow cooker to high heat.
  • 4
    Pour prepared soup mixture around roast in slow cooker.
  • 5
    Spread chopped onions over top of roast. Place carrots and potatoes in the liquid surrounding the roast.
  • 6
    Place lid on slow cooker; cook on high for at least 5 hours, stirring liquid with a spatula, or wooden spoon, several times as gravy begins to thicken. (Heat may be set to low after gravy has thickened, but adjust time accordingly.)
  • 7
    Roast is ready when it's so tender that it's beginning to fall apart, and vegetables are tender-soft.
  • 8
    Serve hot with crusty bread, dinner rolls or biscuits to sop up the delicious gravy. Refrigerate leftovers.