Slow Cooker Pot Roast
All She Cooks
A classic roast beef dinner that is delicious served alongside slow cooked root vegetables, or atop mashed potatoes.
10 ounce can cream of mushroom soup
package dry onion soup mix or Ranch dip mix
small red potatoes
scrubbed (or Russett potatoes)
Salt and pepper
Vegetable oil for frying
Add-ins at your discretion: onions, carrots, pepperoncini peppers
Put oil in cast iron skillet, salt and pepper roast, and brown over medium heat, turning to brown all sides of roast.
Remove roast to platter and turn heat to low under skillet.
In same skillet mix together soup, dry onion soup mix, and water and stir to mix and get browned bits off bottom.
Pour ½ mixture from skillet into crock pot, then lay roast in.
Pour remaining mixture from skillet over the top of roast.
Arrange potatoes around the roast in crockpot.
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until roast falls apart and potatoes are tender.
For a larger meal, add in additional root vegetables. Carrots and potatoes work well to stretch this meal. It can also be served with mashed potatoes.
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