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My Really Good Beef Roast (Crock Pot)

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“I don't think I've ever made crock pot roast the same twice but this one was really good so I decided I would post it so I could remember it next time. Few ingredients for an easy supper. Makes an excellent au jus or gravy.”
READY IN:
5hrs 10mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse roast under cool water.
  2. Add roast to crock pot.
  3. Sprinkle brown gravy mix on and around roast.
  4. Add 1/2 cup water around roast.
  5. Add quartered potatoes around roast.
  6. Sprinkle ranch mix over roast and potatoes.
  7. Season potatoes with salt.
  8. Set crock pot on high for 3 hours.
  9. Cut carrots same size as quartered potatoes or if using baby carrots, use whole. Add carrots and additional 1/2 cup water if you like a thinner gravy or au jus.
  10. Change setting to low for 2 more hours.
  11. Slice roast on serving platter, surround with veggies.
  12. Serve gravy or au jus on the side.
  13. *Any cut of roast would probably work, but this is a good, lean cut that doesn't require trimming and also slices nicely. A larger roast may also be used.
  14. *Cooking: You can also add the carrots after step 7 and cook on low for 6-8 hours total. The carrots will just be a little softer than the other method.

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