How To Make Slow Cooker Beef Roast
Create the perfect meat and potatoes meal by learning how to make slow cooker beef roast. Meat cooked slowly is more tender and economical because you can buy the cheapest and toughest cut of beef and it will still come out tender. When it comes to cooking, the slow cooker is your best friend. Just place the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning and return from work to a perfectly cooked slow cooker beef roast.
To make slow cooker beef roast, you will need:
- 4 lbs. chuck roast
- 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
- 1 cup water
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 Russet potatoes, sliced
- 1 stalk celery
- 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
- Prepare the ingredients. Remove the chuck roast from the packaging and rinse in clear water. Finely chop the onion and set it aside. Peel the carrots, rinse, cut off both ends, and cut into 2 inch slices. Wash a celery stalk and coarsely chop. It is not necessary to peel the potatoes. Wash potatoes well to remove dirt and cut into 1 inch slices similar to a loaf of bread.
- Place the ingredients in the slow cooker. Line the bottom of the slow cooker with potatoes, carrots, chopped onions, and chopped celery. Add the dry onion soup mix over the vegetables and add the water. Place the beef roast on top of the vegetables and sprinkle with salt.
- Slow cooker beef roast. Turn the slow cooker to low and place the lid on the cooker. Come back in 8 to 10 hours to a perfectly cooked beef roast. Place the beef roast on a serving plate and surround it with potatoes and carrots. Use a ladle to remove the juice and place it in a gravy boat or separate bowl. Use the juice as gravy. Note: Do not thicken the gravy.
Tips/Warnings: It is not necessary to brown the meat before placing it in the slow cooker. If you want to brown the meat, place 2 tablespoons of oil in the skillet and heat over a medium high heat. Brown the meat in hot oil 6 minutes on each side. Many people have allergies to pepper. If you are cooking for others leave out the pepper and put the shaker on the table.