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“I don't know why, exactly,when I first receievd this recipe it was called "white-trash" and it certainly isn't an insult. It's simply a really easy way to put dinner on the table, using a crockpot. As a former chemistry student, I know that the acid in the Cola tenderizes the meat, and the caramel coloring in the soda makes your gravy brown. Delicious!”
8hrs 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 lbs pot roast
  • 12 ounces cola
  • 1 14 ounces onion soup mix
  • 10 ounces condensed cream soup
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 onion


  1. Cut carrots, potatoes, and onion into stew-size pieces and place in bottom of crockpot.
  2. Place roast on top. Sprinkle with black pepper (no salt--the onion soup mix contains a lot of salt).
  3. In bowl, mix soup from can, cola, and onion soup mix with a whisk, to remove lumps. Pour this liquid over roast and veggies.
  4. Cook on low in a lidded crockpot 6-8 hours or more. Don't take the lid off until you're ready to eat.You can't overcook. Serve atop wide egg noodles or rice.

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