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**Best Slow Cooker Roast EVER

Best Slow Cooker Roast EVER

  • Cooking Time:

    6 - 10 hours on Low, depending on size of roast
  • Servings:

    Serving size depends of size of roast

Ingredients

2 - 5 lb. pot roast (use less seasoning if you use a smaller roast)
.75 oz. ranch dressing, dried, envelope
.75 oz. Italian dressing, dried, envelope
.75 oz. gravy mix, brown, envelope
1 to 1-1/2 c. water
1/2 lb. potatoes (optional)
1/2 lb. carrots (optional)

Best Slow Cooker Roast EVER was shared by Facebook friend Jen B. D., and she says it is a favorite of hers and her family! We made it and have to agree, this is one of the best roasts ever.  Please let us know how you like it in the comments below!

  1. If carrots and potatoes are wanted, cut them to your liking and put in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Place Roast on top of vegetables.
  3. Sprinkle all 3 spice envelopes (ranch, Italian and gravy) on top of the roast.
  4. Add the water, adjust for the size of the roast.
  5. Cover. Cook on Low for 6-10 hours until tender and veggies cooked through.

NOTE: It is better to cook the roast longer. (can use a meat thermometer to make sure roast is done)

Happy Crocking!

Provided by Jen D. B., via facebook.com

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Nutritional facts using a 3 pound roast!

Best Crock Pot Roast EVER

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly “Mom Monday” segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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tammy

Made this last Sunday. I must say this is the best tasting roast I have made in a long time. Delicious and simple.

Michelle
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Michelle

What is the best cut of meat to use.?

Sammi
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Sammi

This is my favorite roast recipe! Been making it for years. But along with the cup of water, add a can of Coke (or Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, whatever you have). Sounds a little weird, but it makes it so tender! Falls apart! Just try it, you will be amazed!

Tricia
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Tricia

I made this today using a 4 lb. chuck roast. There was not a bite left. Simply delicious.

laurie
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laurie

I am trying this tonight and will let yall know how it goes!!

Jessica
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Jessica

Do you have to brown the roast before adding to the crockpot?

Jessica
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Jessica

Thank you for the quick response! I cooked it last night and it is the bomb dot com! About to eat another bowl now! Thanks for the recipe! Def. making again!

Ginette
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Ginette

How much water should you use, just enough to cove the roast, or more or less?

Amy
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should there just be the amount of water mentioned in the crockpot or should the water cover the veggies or the roast? Thanks.

Noreen Laidlaw
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im going to make your recipe today,it sounds absolutly delish!! I also found one on facebook but it had no pkg of Italian and didn’t call for any water, it also called for five pepperoncini peppers and a stick of butter on top ( sounds a bit much ewww GAK) lol. Have you tried this one yourself?

MaryElizabeth
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MaryElizabeth

I make this all the time. I thicken the gravy and when done. Last time I chopped up the left overs mixed with the gravy ,added veggies and topped with mashed potatoes to make the best shepard pie ever.

Kim smelley
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Kim smelley

This makes the best roast ever I let my roast cook at least 10 hrs the last 3 to 4 hrs I but the potatoes and carrots in sometimes the last hour I put rice makes a great beef tip to

Joanne
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Joanne

I’m finding it tough to buy the envelopes of dressing mix….where do you get yours please and thank you. 🙂

Peggy
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Peggy

Do you moisten the spices or will they moisten while cooking?

Rose
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Rose

This sounds delicious but don’t the potatoes and carrots turn to mush by cooking it for so long?

Denise
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Denise

Instead of using the 3 seasoning packets, could I just add the separate seasonings myself? If so, which specific seasonings & what measurements? The seasoning packets have a lot of salt, and most have artificial, nasty ingredients, so I’d like to season myself to control salt & avoid nasty chemicals.

As another option, could I use bottled Italian or Ranch dressing, and jared gravy? What about beef broth as an option for flavor in lieu of the water?

I’m just looking for other seasoning options besides the packets as I just never use those.

Jennifer
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Jennifer

If you put the veggies on top will they still cook ok, or should I just put them on the bottom??

Denise
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Denise

Instead of using the 3 seasoning packets, could I just add the separate seasonings myself? If so, which specific seasonings & what measurements? The seasoning packets have a lot of salt, and most have artificial, nasty ingredients, so I’d like to season myself to control salt & avoid nasty chemicals.

As another option, could I use bottled Italian or Ranch dressing, and jared gravy? What about beef broth as an option for flavor in lieu of the water?

I’m just looking for other seasoning options besides the packets as I just never use those.

tina
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tina

If i add more vegetables should i add more water or anything? 1/2 lb doesn’t sound like enough for my family. LOL

jennifer Schmidt
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Grave? S/b gravy

diane gorba
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Can you us an eye round roast ?

Sarah
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Sarah

Just threw it all together for a Turkey-free Thanksgiving and very excited! However, will it work on high for 4-6 hours?

Thanks!

Lo
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Lo

You dont metion how much water is needed. Its bot in the invredients

Laura
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Laura

I just made this today with a 3 pound chuck roast. It is perfect at 6 hours. Fall apart tender and super flavorful. Will definitely make again.

Micharline
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Micharline

Can I use liquid seasoning like instead of the packet then use the bottle dressing instead

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Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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