Family-Favorite Beef Roast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
You need only a few ingredients for this tangy roast that feeds a bunch. The gravy is tasty on mashed potatoes, too. —Jeanie Beasley, Tupelo, Mississippi
Family-Favorite Beef Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 envelope Lipton beefy onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water


  1. Cut roast in half. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, soup and soup mix; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a large saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked beef with 1/2 cup gravy: 409 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 131mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein.