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Flavorful Pot Roast Recipe
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Flavorful Pot Roast Recipe

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In Ogden, Utah, Arlene Butler uses her slow cooker to prepare this tender pot roast. Convenient packages of dressing and gravy combine in a delicious sauce. TIP: For a filling meal in one, serve it over mashed potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES: 12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless beef chuck roasts (2-1/2 pounds each)
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 envelope Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 142 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 496 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 15 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the chuck roasts in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the salad dressings and gravy mix; stir in water. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until tender. If desired, thicken cooking juices for gravy. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Flavorful Pot Roast in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (6 ounces) equals 142 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 496 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 15 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

"So easy,Wonderful flavor, gravy was great over mashed potatoes!"

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2014

"Family favorite!"

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

"Very flavorful. I use 1/4 wine and 1/4 cup of beef broth in place of the water.

I have also used onion soup mix instead of the brown gravy mix."

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Reviewed May. 7, 2014

"My absolute favorite roast recipe. I have made this so many times. I usually remove the roast at the end and add cornstarch/water to make gravy."

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Reviewed May. 3, 2014

"This was very good and gave great flavor to a very large roast! Will make again."

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