Have you been enjoying our October Slow Cooker Takeover? So far, we’ve shared recipes for caramel-dipped apples and butternut squash soup, given away two slow cooker gift baskets and our Best of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes contest has been popular on Facebook as people vote for their favorite recipes. Speaking of the best slow cooker recipes, did you know that our most viewed recipe of all time on HamiltonBeach.com is for our Beef Pot Roast? It’s no surprise, as pot roast is an all-American classic, much like baseball and apple pie. 

Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @HamiltonBeach


Beef Pot Roast
SERVES: 6

Make this delicious and hearty beef pot roast in any 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve your family this easy dinner that will be loved by everyone.
Ingredients
3 to 4-pound chuck pot roast
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 to 4 medium potatoes, quartered
3 to 4 carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 medium onions, quartered
1/2 cup beef broth
Instructions
Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.
Place half of vegetables in bottom of slow cooker crock, top with roast, then add remaining vegetables and liquid.
Cover and cook 5 hours on HIGH or 8 hours on LOW.
Notes
Half of a 1 lb. bag of baby carrots can be used instead of 3-4 medium carrots. A long cooking time in moist heat will tenderize a tougher cut of meat. Therefore, using a lower-priced cut, such as chuck, is economical as well as delicious.
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486 thoughts on “Best of the Best Slow Cooker Pot Roast

  1. Chloe

    I followed the recipe, but my pot roast isn’t tender and didn’t fall apart. This is the second time this has happened. Any ideas on what I should do?

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  2. yael

    any recommendations for herbs? I know that it’s a preference thing, but what typically works with this combination? thanks!

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    1. Kristel Poole Post author

      Great question, Yael! A classic beef pot roast lends itself well to most herbs, especially thyme. Sage and rosemary are also good choices, and parsley is a crowd-pleasing garnish.

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    1. Kristel Poole Post author

      Hi Lori, what a great question! No, you don’t have to cover the meat with liquid when you make pot roast. Happy cooking!

      Reply

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