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slow cooker pot roast

Best Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Flavorful Pot Roast easily cooked in the slow cooker

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Pot Roast Seasonings, Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Evelyn

Ingredients

  • 1 3-4 lb boneless chuck roast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 lbs large red potatoes quartered
  • 4 medium carrots peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 1 large white onion quartered
  • 3 stalks celery cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced about 2 tablespoons
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 springs of fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 3 springs of fresh thyme springs

Instructions

  1. Salt and pepper the roast and allow to sit while preparing the vegetables
  2. Add potatoes, carrots, onion, celery and garlic in the bottom of a large slow cooker
  3. In a bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together beef broth, flour and tomato paste, pour over vegetables
  4. Add herb springs
  5. Place roast on top of vegetables and seasonings
  6. Cook on low for 7 hours or high for 3 1/2 hours