How to Make Slow Cooker Pot Roast

by ๐Ÿ’‹โค๏ธDiana โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’‹

This is what you call a set it and forget it meal. Tender beef In a savory sauce. A no fail, easy peasy, ALWAYS turns out great recipe. Bon appetit๐Ÿ˜„


  • 4-5lbs chuck roast
  • 3 Cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 2 Stalks of celery, cut Into chunks
  • 2 Stalks Carrots chopped up(optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Envelope of dry brown gravy
  • 1 Envelope of dry ranch dressing mix
  • ยฝ Teaspoons Crushed dried thyme
  • ยฝ Teaspoons Crushed dry rosemary
  • ยฝ Teaspoons Dried parsley
  • ยฝ Cups Pepsi or coke
  • ยฝ Cups Beef broth
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1-3 Pickled peppers (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon Tomato paste
  • pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1


    Step 2

    Slice the garlic

    Step 3

    Pierce the steak, we will insert the garlic cloves in each slit

    Step 4

    See me do it๐Ÿ˜

    Step 5

    All done

    Step 6

    Add pepper generously on both sides

    Step 7

    In a pan over medium high heat add 1 Tbs of butter

    Step 8

    After the butter has melted we will add it to the pan to sear it on both sides

    Step 9

    While the beef is cooking lets chop up some celery stalks.

    Step 10

    Add that to the bottom of your slow cooker.

    Step 11

    My roast has browned.

    Step 12

    I will add it on top of the celery.

    Step 13

    In the same pan you seared the chuck roast, lets sautรฉ some onions.

    Step 14

    That's it. Nicely browned, not wilted I REPEAT ,not wilted. We just want to brown them.๐Ÿ˜ฌ

    Step 15

    Put the onions right smack on top of the roast..

    Step 16


    Step 17

    Lets make the sauce. Take the brown gravy mix and dump it in a bowl

    Step 18

    Dump the ranch mix right In there as well.

    Step 19

    Add the crushed thyme

    Step 20

    The rosemary

    Step 21

    The parsley

    Step 22

    To this dry mixture lets add the beef broth

    Step 23

    And the pepsi, yeah you heard right, PEPSI.!! I love me some Pepsi, if you don't like Pepsi use coke. Whisk the liquid to dissolve the mixes. If you like neither make it another 1/2 cup of beef broth.

    Step 24

    Add the bay leaf to the mix and give it a whirl

    Step 25

    Take that concoction we just made and add it to our beef. OHHHHH yeah !!

    Step 26

    Let's kick it up a notch. Let's add some pickled hot peppers. Nomnom๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Hey don't judge, I like my meals spicy. If you don't, skip this step. No harm done. โ˜บ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Step 27

    Let's add more flavor, add the last Tbs. of creamy butter to our roast.

    Step 28

    Wow... I'm all smiles.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ I can not wait for dinner time. Woohooo

    Step 29

    Let's put the roast on high for 4-5 hours or on low 6-7.

    Step 30

    Yum.. Are u ready to help me open this slow cooker??๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜‰oh-em-gee the roast is fork tender๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ success

    Step 31

    Now let's get ready to thicken our sauce. Remove the roast CAREFULLY. Put it in a plate, keep it warm please.๐Ÿ˜‰

    Step 32

    Take another pan, put it over the burners of the stove and let's add the juices from our slow cooker into it. Put the heat on medium.

    Step 33

    Add 1 Tbs if tomato paste to our simmering sauce.

    Step 34

    Let the sauce thicken up and reduce just a tad bit. ๐Ÿ˜’ Yes, your seeing right, I am fighting with my frozen tomato paste. Sorry๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ซ

    Step 35

    Let's add a crackling of black pepper.๐Ÿ˜…

    Step 36

    When the sauce has thickened, add the chuck roast back into the sauce and let it swim in this flavorful sauce.. Yayyy

    Step 37

    Look at how tender the beef is. Oh and the sauce is so flavorful, with just a hint of spiciness.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

    Step 38

    Enjoy with mashed, roasted or boiled potatoes.

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