10 Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipes

Country Pot Roast with Sour Cream Gravy
Diana Rattray

It's so easy to create a delicious and wholesome pot roast dinner in the slow cooker. From hearty vegetable pot roasts to barbecued beef sandwiches, there are many simple and tasty pot roast recipes to choose from.

Not only will you be feeding your family a nutritious home-cooked meal, you'll also save time and money. It's a win-win for everyone.

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    Onion Soup Mix Pot Roast

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    This simple pot roast includes vegetables and onion soup mix. Add to that a can of cream of mushroom soup and it comes together with only four ingredients (plus water). It does not get much easier than that.

    Serve this delicious pot roast for a busy weeknight dinner or simple Sunday supper.

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    Pot Roast With Pinto Beans

    Pot Roast and Pintos
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    Add barbecue sauce and pinto beans to the slow cooker with your pot roast. It's fabulously simple and requires very little effort to create a wonderful meal the whole family will love.

    Serve it alongside potato salad and slaw for a barbecue-style dinner.

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    Harvest Pot Roast With Vegetables

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    Diana Rattray

    This pot roast is slow cooked to tender perfection with a flavorful homemade gravy. It's a hearty meal in one pot, complete with potatoes, rutabaga or turnips, carrots, onions, and mushrooms.

    Since everything you need for a balanced meal is in the cooker, simply serve it with bread and whipped butter.

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    Pot Roast With Wine and Tomatoes

    Pot Roast With Wine and Tomatoes
    Diana Rattray

    This delicious combination of seasonings includes onions, canned diced tomatoes, red wine, and garlic. Preparation is a snap, and the slow cooker makes cooking so easy.

    To complete this meal, serve a simple spinach salad as well.

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    Chili Pot Roast

    Shredded Chili Beef
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    Chili seasonings give this easy pot roast Southwestern or Tex-Mex flavor. Serve the pot roast with rice or potatoes and corn for a delicious everyday meal.

    You can also use the roast to fill warm tortillas or save that idea for leftover night.

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    Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwich

    Shredded Beef With Gravy
    Shredded Beef With Gravy. Diana Rattray

    Au jus and Italian dressing mixes are combined with chopped pepperoncini to flavor this fabulous pot roast. The roast is slow cooked to perfection, then it's shredded and served on toasted split rolls.

    Add a side of steamed vegetables to the plate. It's fabulous with broccoli and cauliflower.

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    Crock Pot Barbecued Beef

    Barbecued Beef Sandwiches
    Diana Rattray

    This slow cooker beef is made with a homemade barbecue sauce and a boneless chuck roast. It's surprisingly easy and very likely you already have everything you need.

    Serve this flavorful roast with potato salad and a tossed salad or slaw. It makes delicious sandwiches, too.

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    Wrangler's Pot Roast

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    One of the more unusual pot roast recipes, this one's a surprising delight. It's slow cooked with garlic, red wine, instant coffee, and seasonings.

    Finish off the homestyle plate with fluffy mashed potatoes and sour cream.

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    Amazing Three-Ingredient Roast Recipe

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    You're just three ingredients away from an amazing pot roast sandwich. Simply add garlic and pepperoncini to the slow cooker and you're done.

    Use the beef for sandwiches or try it with pita bread and add chopped peppers and fresh tomatoes.

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    Pot Roast With Tomatoes and French Onion Soup

    Slow Cooker Pot Roast With Tomatoes
    Diana Rattray

    This pot roast is made with fresh sliced mushrooms, tomatoes, and condensed onion soup. Preparing it is a cinch and leaves you with a worry-free and wholesome dinner.

    Serve this one with potatoes and spinach or your favorite vegetable for a fabulous meal.