Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast

The easiest, most delicious Beef Pot Roast that you make in your slow cooker! Only 7 ingredients are needed to make this incredible roast!

Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 lb chuck roast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1 packet Au Jus mix
  • ½ cup salted butter 1 stick
  • 8 Pepperoncini peppers

Instructions

  • Heat up a large non-stick pan on high.
  • Add oil to hot skillet.
  • You want it really hot here to brown or “sear” the beef quickly.
  • Take a paper towel and make sure you dry both sides of the pot roast.
  • Season with a little bit of pepper.
  • Once the skillet is nice and hot, add the roast.
  • Allow the roast to cook for about 2-3 minutes until it is golden brown.
  • Using tongs, flip the meat over and sear the other side of the roast for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Transfer meat to slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle packets of dry ranch dressing and Au Jus over pot roast.
  • Top with a stick of butter then place peppers on and around roast.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Take two forks and start shredding the meat.
  • Discard any big fatty pieces.
  • Serve over mashed potatoes or rice.

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Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast