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Beef Pot Roast Tender, slow-cooked, flavorful beef pot roast with golden potatoes and savory carrots. How to make the most flavorful, moist, and tender pot roast at home.

Perfect Beef Pot Roast

Tender, slow-cooked, flavorful beef pot roast with golden potatoes and savory carrots. How to make the most flavorful, moist, and tender pot roast at home.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword beef pot roast, beef roast, crockpot beef roast, crockpot roast, pot roast, slow cooker beef roast, slow cooker pot roast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author Modern Honey® - www.modernhoney.com

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 3 to 5 lb. Beef Roast * (chuck, round, etc)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 medium Onions (finely diced)
  • 6 Carrots (cut into large pieces)
  • 1 lb. Yukon Gold Potatoes (bite-size pieces)
  • 6 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • (1) 14-ounce can Beef Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar (optional)
  • Salt + Pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle beef roast with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Place beef roast in skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side.

  2. Place roast in a slow cooker. Cover with onions, carrots, yukon gold potatoes, and garlic. Pour beef broth over roast. Sprinkle with thyme and brown sugar.

  3. Cook on LOW setting for 8 hours. Remove lid and remove the roast from the slow cooker and place on a platter. Take two forks and shred the roast, removing any fat from the roast. Taste the carrots and potatoes and add more salt and pepper, if needed.

  4. When ready to serve, ladle some of the beef broth onto the beef roast to keep it moist and flavorful. May garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if so desired.

Recipe Notes

  • I suggest a BONELESS CHUCK ROAST. You can also use a ROUND ROAST -- which may be called a rump roast or bottom round roast.