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Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast Recipe

This Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast Recipe  S is so good and so simple to prepare! I loved that the gravy was not too heavy or salty, yet very flavorful. 

This Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast Recipe is so good and so simple to prepare! I loved that the gravy was not too heavy or salty, yet very flavorful.

 
 
Ingredients
  • 4 lb. beef roast
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 pkg dry onion soup mix
  • ½ cup water
  • 6 small red potatoes, scrubbed
  • salt and pepper
  • oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Put oil in cast iron skillet, salt and pepper roast, and brown over medium heat, turning to brown all sides of roast.
  2. Remove roast to platter and turn heat to low under skillet.
  3. In same skillet mix together soup, dry onion soup mix, and water and stir to mix and get browned bits off bottom.
  4. Pour ½ mixture from skillet into slow cooker then lay roast in.
  5. Pour remaining mixture from skillet over the top of roast.
  6. Arrange potatoes around the roast in the slow cooker
  7. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until roast falls apart and potatoes are tender.
  8. Serve with candied carrots for a nice combination of sweet and tangy flavors.
  9. Use the extra broth to make gravy and pour over the top.