This is literally the best damn slow cooker pot roast recipe ever! An easy, delicious, economical meal for your family any night of the week!
Do you remember your mom or grandmom making a Sunday pot roast when you were a kid? I remember, you could smell it throughout the entire house and you couldn’t wait until dinner! This slow cooker pot roast is reminiscent of grandma’s, except, the crockpot gets to do the majority of the work, to get the meat nice and tender!
You could actually braise this roast in the oven for about 2-5 hours, covered, until tender, if you don’t have the crockpot, depending on the size of your roast.
What is pot roast?
Pot roast is a larger, less tender cut of meat that is either braised, or slow cooked for hours, to make those cuts tender.
According to James Beard, pot roasts came to the United States from many different countries in Europe. France, Germany, Hungary, Austria and Russia.
What Beef to Use
- shoulder roast
- chuck roasts
- round roasts
What makes this the best damn pot roast ever?
- It is super easy! 15 minutes preparation time is all you need!
- The slow cooker does the rest of the work.
- Tender, juicy and delicious.
- Very economical dinner, at about $3.00 per serving, you can’t go wrong with a shoulder roast.
What you need
- beef roast