Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

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Great slow cooker pot roast recipe - quick and easy for working moms.

Working moms can make this mouthwatering Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe in minutes and still provide a tasty, hearty meal that smells amazing when you walk in the door after a long day’s work.


  • 4 pounds chuck roast
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season the roast with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Brown on all sides in a large skillet over high heat, approximately 4 minutes per side.
  3. Place the roast in a slow cooker and add the soup mix, water, carrots, onion, potatoes and celery.
  4. Cover and cook on the low setting for 8-10 hours.

Recipe courtesy of Pam Beattie, who crafts timeless pieces that unite a blend of shabby chic, French, boho, eco-friendly and refined glamour in her hand-crafted, family heirloom preservation company, Venetian Décor

Susan Wenner Jackson

Susan Wenner Jackson is the cofounder and editor of Working Moms Against Guilt. She lives in her hometown of West Chester, Ohio, with her husband, two children, and their dog.


  1. Looks great – I see mushrooms in the photo – when do you add those?

    • Thanks! Mushrooms can go in with the carrots. If you like ’em.

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