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Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast is a comforting weekend meal the entire family will love!  
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef, Roast, Pot Roast, Sunday Dinner, Slow Cooker, Crock Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 35 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com


  • 2-4 lbs Beef Chuck Roast
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion, Sliced
  • 2-3 Cups Baby Carrots
  • 1 Pkt Au Jus Mix
  • 1 Pkt Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 1 Pkt Italian Dressing Mix
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 TBSP Butter
  • 2 TBSP All Purpose Flour


  • Place carrots and onion into the crock pot.
  • Place the roast on top.
  • In a small bowl mix together seasonings and sprinkle over the roast.
  • Pour in the water and cover with a lid.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 6-8 hours.
  • Remove roast, carrots and onions onto a serving dish and reserve 2 1/2 cups of broth.
  • Heat butter in a medium sauce pan over medium high heat.
  • Once butter is melted, whisk in flour and continuously stir for 1 minute.
  • Slowly add in broth and whisk to prevent lumps. The slower you add it the better.
  • Let it come to a bowl then remove from heat. If you want to thin it out a bit, add in a little more broth.
  • Serve.