The usual way to cook a pot roast in a slow cooker would be to mix together all the ingredients in the slow cooker and then setting the timer for 6 hours and up to 10 hours depending on the temperature setting. The slow cooker recipe shown here, which was published on Everyday Food magazine, may be cooked for 6 hours on high or for 10 hours on low.
Slow-Cooker Pot Roast
Slow cooking is one great way to make tough meat cuts such as the beef chuck used in this recipe tender and more tasty.
Prep Time:15 min.
Cook Time: 6 hr.
Total Time: 6 hr., 25 min.
Number of servings: 8
- 3 pounds, beef chuck roast, with fat trimmed
- 8 medium, carrots, cut into thirds
- 2 medium, onions, cut into 8 wedges
- 2 tablespoons, Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon, cornstarch
- coarse salt and ground pepper
- Mix vegetables with cornstarch
- Add beef chuck roast and cook
Mix the cornstarch with about 2 tablespoons of cold water in the slow cooker until smooth. Toss the carrots and onions in the cornstarch mixture and then season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper on the beef chuck and then set atop the vegetables. Drizzle the roast with Worcestershire sauce. Place the cover on the slow-cooker and then set the temperature on high for 6 hours, or for 10 hours with the temperature set on low.
Strain the juices and vegetables. Thinly slice the roast along the grain and then serve with the pan juices and vegetables.