Perfect Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker

Kim Conte
Food & Party

pot roast carrotsPot roast is such a classic, go-to American dish -- everyone has their own signature way of making it. This version couldn't be simpler. Just combine a few ingredients in the Crock-Pot, then slow-cook it all day long. You can even throw in some potatoes, carrots, or mushrooms near the end of the cooking time for a complete meal. It's the ultimate comfort food for the end of winter!

Pot Roast adapted from Use Real Butter:

  • 3-5 lb. chuck roast
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, cut in 1-inch pieces (optional)
  • 6 small red potatoes, quartered (optional)
  • 6-8 button mushrooms, sliced (optional)

Combine first 6 ingredients in Crock-Pot. Cook on high for 6-8 hours. Add potatoes and carrots during last 2 hours of cooking or mushrooms during last 1 hour of cooking.


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