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Slow Cooker Family Pot Roast * *

Slow Cooker Family Pot Roast

  • Cooking Time:

    9 hours and 15 minutes
  • Servings:



2 lb. chuck roast, boneless, trimmed and cut in half
1/4 c. soy sauce, lower-sodium
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 c. beef broth
1 - .35 oz. package dried morels
1 T. cracked black pepper
3 T. sun-dried tomato paste
2 onions, medium (about 3/4 pound), quartered
16 oz. carrots, package, cut into 2-inch pieces
16 red potatoes, small (about 2 pounds), halved
1 T. canola oil
1 1/2 T. flour, all-purpose
3 T. water
(Optional) Rosemary sprigs

A pot roast is one of those meals you can eat whenever, and Slow Cooker Family Pot Roast is so delicious, and your whole family will ENJOY! Kiddos too!

  1. Combine roast, soy sauce, and garlic in a large zip-top bag; seal, and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Bring broth to a boil in a saucepan; adding mushrooms.
  3. Remove from heat; cover and let stand about 20 minutes.
  4. Drain mushrooms through a cheesecloth-lined colander over a bowl, reserving broth mixture.
  5. Remove roast from bag in the refrigerator, reserving marinade.
  6. Sprinkle roast with pepper, gently pressing pepper into roast.
  7. Combine reserved marinade, mushroom broth mixture, and tomato paste; stirring well. Set aside.
  8. Place onion, carrot, mushrooms and potato in a 6-7 quart slow cooker; toss gently.
  9. Brown roast in oil, over medium high heat in a large skillet, brown on all sides well.
  10. Transfer roast to slow cooker and place over the vegetables.
  11. Pour tomato paste mixture into skillet, scraping to loosen browned bits. Pour tomato paste mixture over roast and vegetables.
  12. Cover. Cook on High for 1 hour.
  13. Reduce setting to Low, and cook 8 hours or until roast is tender.
  14. Place roast and vegetables on a serving platter; keep warm.
  15. Reserve liquid in crock pot; increase setting to High.
  16. Put flour in a bowl. Gradually adding water, stirring with a whisk until well blended.
  17. Combine flour mixture to liquid in crock pot.
  18. With the lid removed from the slow cooker, cook 15 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring frequently.
  19. Serve gravy with roast and vegetables.

Happy Crocking!

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