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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Crockpot Roast Beef

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.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot pot roast, crockpot, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 634kcal

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

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

To Make Gravy

  • 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. 
  • Serve with boiled potatoes, gravy and crusty bread.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1portion | Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 1313mg | Potassium: 1236mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 154.7% | Vitamin C: 21.4% | Calcium: 8.9% | Iron: 38.9%