I have been making this slow cooker "To Die For Pot Roast" for many, many years. This roast only needs a few ingredients and cooks all day to perfection.

Crockpot Roast Beef

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot pot roast, crockpot, slow cooker
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 634 kcal

I have been making this slow cooker "To Die For Pot Roast" for many, many years. This roast only needs a few ingredients and cooks all day to perfection.

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Ingredients

  • any 3-4 pound beef roast trimmed of excess fat
  • 15 oz can or jar of beef gravy
  • I package of dry Italian dressing 
  • 1 package dry ranch dressing 
  • 3/4 cup water 
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 5 cups evenly chunked vegetables optional

Instructions

  1. Line bottom of slow cooker with sliced onions. Add vegetables if using them. Place roast on top of bed of onions.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together dry mixes, water and gravy. Pour entire mixture over roast and cook on low 8 hours.

To Make Gravy

  1. Remove 1.5 cups of the liquid from the slow cooker when roast is done and put into a small saucepan. Place 1 teaspoons of cornstarch into a small bowl. Add 1/4 cup of the reserved liquid from the saucepan and mix with cornstarch until smooth. Add this mixture back into the remaining juice in the saucepan and cook over low heat until thickened. 
  2. Serve with boiled potatoes, gravy and crusty bread.

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Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Roast Beef
Amount Per Serving (1 portion)
Calories 634 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 188mg 63%
Sodium 1313mg 55%
Potassium 1236mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 57g 114%
Vitamin A 154.7%
Vitamin C 21.4%
Calcium 8.9%
Iron 38.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.