Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pot Roast
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
- 1 pound medium red potatoes, quartered
- 1 cup fresh baby carrots
- 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 1-1/2 cups beef broth
- Minced fresh thyme, optional
- Place potatoes and carrots in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut roast in half. Combine the mustard, rosemary, garlic salt, thyme and pepper; rub over roast.
- Place in slow cooker; top with onion and broth. Cover and cook on low until meat and vegetables are tender, for 6-8 hours. If desired, top with minced thyme.
Freeze option: Place sliced pot roast and vegetables in freezer containers; top with cooking juices. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.
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Nutrition Facts1 each: 352 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 657mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein.
Mar 1, 2020
This roast turned out very tender, melt in your mouth. I will not add so much rosemary next time but it was tasty. The vegetables were perfect. Did add mushrooms as I had them on-hand. For the persons claiming this was dry.....try grinding up the meat, adding mayonnaise, sweet pickles and a little onion and enjoy some sandwiches. Who can afford to throw out something; instead try making it into something useful. Waste not...want not.
Dec 13, 2019
My go to pot roast recipe. The whole family loves it and we never get tired of it. The roast comes out juicy and delicious every time!
Nov 21, 2019
My 11 year old son made this for the family and the outcome was an amazing pot roast! He said it was very easy if you can follow directions.
Nov 14, 2019
I really don't understand how a recipe goes from 5 stars to zero. I am leery trying any recipe lately. Sometimes I think, that person's great reviews are written by relatives. I have had some really bad luck with most recipes. I canceled Pinterest completely. Everything there is the BEST. Definitely not worth the time or money there. I usually will try a TOH recipe only if approve by TOH. Most of the time the recipe will work.
Nov 4, 2019
My biggest complaint about slow cooker pot roast, in general, is that is often becomes tough. This recipe stayed nice and moist. I cut back a bit on the rosemary but otherwise followed the recipe. It is very flavorful, and everything cooked perfectly.
Apr 6, 2018
This roast is good and easy to make! It is not the absolute best roast I've ever made but it used things I already had at home and was quick and easy to get started. It was definitely tender and juicy after 7 hours on low and the vegetables were cooked perfectly. I would add French onion soup mix next time I make it. The only adjustments I made were adding a couple cloves of fresh garlic and a whole can (14 oz) of beef broth instead of 1.5 cups.
Jan 13, 2018
Wonderful aroma filled the house.
Jun 20, 2017
Just made this. The rosemary is better suited with lamb. Made a gravy with the juices and cornstarch for flavor. Add salt and pepper for more flavor.
Feb 19, 2017
Used bottom round roast, reduced sodium beef broth, garlic powder instead of garlic salt, and minced dried onion in place of fresh. Definitely will make it again.
Jan 8, 2017
Followed the recipe exactly. It was AWESOME.