What Is an Easy Way to Make Pot Roast in a Slow Cooker?


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An easy way to make a pot roast in the slow cooker is to add all the ingredients into the slow cooker and not have to do any other preparations, such as with the recipes found on the McCormick's website and Campbell's Kitchen website. For a seared roast with a gravy made from scratch, the Food Network website offers a good recipe, but it requires more preparation.

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What Is an Easy Way to Make Pot Roast in a Slow Cooker?
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Savory Slow Cooker Pot Roast

The ability to throw together a few ingredients in just a few minutes and then allow them to create a complete meal in a slow cooker is an appealing process for busy home chefs. The recipe below offers an easy way to prepare a pot roast in a slow cooker with little to no fuss.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Prep Time: 10 in

Cook Time: 4 hours

Ready In: 4 hours, 10 min.


  • 3 lbs. boneless chuck roast
  • 1 1/2 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup potatoes, cubed
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 package pot roast seasoning mix
  • 1 cup water
  1. Prepare beef
  2. Place the beef directly in the slow cooker

  3. Add seasoning
  4. Combine seasoning mix and water and stir until well blended. Pour the seasoning mix over the beef in the slow cooker.

  5. Add vegetables
  6. Add vegetables and cover.

  7. Cook
  8. Cook on high for 4 hours. If more time is required, set the slow cooker to the low setting and cook for 8 hours.

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