Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Are you looking for a meal that will feed a crowd, leave you with leftovers, and is super-simple to make? This Slow Cooker Pot Roast is just what you need!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 10 -12 servings
- 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 3-4 pound beef rump roast or chuck roast
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- 2 onions quartered
- 1 pound carrots about 4 large, peeled and cut into 3-inch chunks
- 1 Tablespoon whole peppercorns
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 2 TablespoonsItalian seasoning
- 32- ounce box beef broth
Heat olive oil in a large skillet
If the beef roast is tied with butcher string, leave the string in place.
While oil is heating, generously sprinkle salt and pepper on all sides of roast.
Sear roast in hot oil, for 3 minutes on each side.
Add onion and carrots to slow cooker, place around roast.
Add peppercorns and garlic to slow cooker.
Crush Italian seasoning and add to the slow cooker. (Place 1 Tablespoon in the palm of one hand. Quickly rub hands together over slow cooker - seasoning will be crushed between your hands and fall into the slow cooker.)
Pour broth over roast.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, until fork tender.
Remove roast from slow cooker and let stand for 5 minutes.
If the roast is tied with butcher twine, remove twine.
Slice and serve.