Slow Cooker Pot Roast

6 Reviews
  • Prep 5 m
  • Cook 6 h
  • Total 6 h 5 m
Servings: 8–10


  • ½ .75-oz packet Hidden Valley® Farmhouse Original Homestyle Italian Dressing & Seasoning Mix
  • ½ .5-oz packet Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix
  • 1 .87-oz package dry brown gravy mix
  • 2 pounds boneless chuck roast
  • 1½ pounds new potatoes, halved
  • ½ cup water
  • parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. 1. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, Ranch seasoning and gravy mix. Blend.
  2. 2. Prick the entire roast with a fork. Rub the dry mix on the roast.
  3. 3. In a slow cooker, spread potatoes on the bottom. Place seasoned chuck roast on potatoes. Pour water around roast.
  4. 4. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or 8 hours on low. Roast should have an internal temperature of 145°F.
  5. 5. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve.
  6. 6. Tip: For a thicker sauce, remove roast and potatoes and transfer to a platter. Pour the cooking juices into a sauce pan. Stir together 3 tablespoons cornstarch and 3 tablespoons cold water. Bring sauce to a boil and whisk cornstarch mixture into boiling sauce. Spoon sauce over meat and potatoes.
  7. 7. Add ½ pound baby carrots and 1 sliced onion and place at the bottom of the crockpot along with the potatoes for a heartier meal.
  8. 8. Make Ahead: Make a double batch, slice meat and freeze in a Glad® Storage Container.
• For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.
• For dips, make and enjoy your dip creation. Then, refrigerate within 2 hours or discard.

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent!! This is the way roast SHOULD taste. Perfect recipe. I also now make beef stew the same way, using 2 lbs of stew meat, carrots, potatoes and onion. My husband loves both dishes. It's even better the next day!
Date published: 2015-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Best roast ever! A "must"!
Date published: 2015-05-28
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