Sunday, July 10, 2011

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of
Modified Somewhat

Serves 4 - 6


1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 package dry onion soup mix
3/4 cup water
3 pounds pot roast
2 pounds red potatoes
Baby carrots
Black Pepper

In a slow cooker, mix cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix and water. Place pot roast in slow cooker and sprinkle with pepper. Add red potatoes and baby carrots on top. Sprinkle again with pepper. Cook on High setting for 4 hours, or on Low setting for 8 to 9 hours.

Place potatoes, carrots and meat on a serving platter. Strain gravy into saucepan. In a separate cup, make a slurry with some of the gravy and the cornstarch. Wisk into gravy and stir to thicken. Season further if needed. Top potatoes, carrots and meat with gravy and serve.