Slow Cooker Potroast

Ingredients List


  • 4-5 pound chuck roast
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Cups beef broth
  • 1 beef bouillon cube (~2 tsp powder)
  • 6 whole carrots; cut into bite sized chunks
  • 2 lbs potatoes; washed and pealed, cut into bite sized chunks
  • Gravy

  • 4 Tbls butter
  • 1/4 cut all purpose flour
  • 2 cups beef broth from the crockpot
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    1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add a little oil and sear the roast on all sides. Place roast in the bottom of a six (6) quart slow cooker.
    2. Sprinkle with onion powerder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix broth with bouillon and add to slow cooker. Place carrots and potates into slow cooker.
    3. Cover and cook on low for eight (8) hours.
    4. Gravy

    5. To make gravy, remove two (2) cups of beef broth from the slow cooker and set aside. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stiring constantly. Slow pour and wisk in the reserve broth. Simmer while stirring until thickened.
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    Adapted from: Countryside Cravings