Recipe – Jen’s Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Easy roast and delicious!

Origin:  My Kitchen
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: More than 4-8 hours
Number of Servings: 4
Special Features: Make Ahead, Crock Pot


  • 3-5 lb. Chuck Roast (beef)
  • 2 Onions
  • 5 Or 6 large carrots, peeled
  • 4 Or 5 potatoes
  • 1 pkg Dry onion soup mix
  • Salt & pepper to preference
  • Water


  1. Chop 1 onion and place in bottom of crock pot.
  2. Peel and cut potatoes and carrot and put on top of onion layer.
  3. Chop 2nd onion and place on top of vegetables.
  4. Add water until vegetables are almost covered.
  5. Place roast on top of veggies, pour gravy over the top and then sprinkle onion soup mix.
  6. Add salt and pepper to your liking and
  7. Cover and leave on high for 2 hours. Turn on low and cook for 4-6 or more hours.

Cook’s Note:

Time will vary based on your slow cooker.  The first time you make it keep an eye on it to determine how long it will need to cook in your slow cooker.  Also look for a chuck roast with some ribboning.  This will ensure a tender and flavorful roast.


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