To Die For Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Prep Time
Cook Time
7h 10m
Ready In

"I've been making this roast for years and it's perfect for a Sunday meal and for those busy weeknights. It is comfort food at its best and is REALLY GOOD and I have turned more people to this recipe than I can count! It is not an original creation of mine, but I was surprised that it wasn't on this site seeing that it is on other sites. I'm placing it here to "spread-the-word" for this most successful dish."

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (252.7 g)
  • Calories 317
  • Total Fat - 10.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 150.7 mg
  • Sodium - 255.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.4 g
  • Protein - 50.7 g
  • Calcium - 43.8 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Place beef roast in crock pot.

Step 2

Mix the dried mixes together in a bowl and sprinkle over the roast.

Step 3

Pour the water around the roast.

Step 4

Cook on low for 7-9 hours.


Step 5

Use onion soup mix instead of ranch.

Step 6

Add one cup,of red wine.

Step 7

If you want to add veggies to your pot roast; add potatoes,carrots,mushrooms,celery and onion 2-3 hours before end.

Step 8

I haven't used these "variations" because it is sooo successful as is.

Step 9

I normally make my veggies on the side, such as mashed potatoes, or vegetables of choice.

Step 10

The gravy comes out incredible.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



This is a recipe that has a lovely blend of flavors for a delicious roast and fantastic gravy for over the roast and potatoes. DH used the leftovers to make a sandwich with the meat and poured leftover gravy over all. Definitely will be using this recipe again.

review by:
(10 Dec 2018)


The gravy is the star of the dish...I cut the recipe in half and used a rump roast...that's what I had in the freezer...the meat came out nice and tender...not falling apart due to lack of extra fat...served it with mashed potatoes and carrots...made for FYC tag game...

review by:
(1 Dec 2018)


Adding my accolades for this yummy recipe! The house smelled amazing when I came home from work. The roast was so flavorful and tender. My store did not carry the specific oz size packets you specified (not any of them were in the designated oz packages!) - so I just used 1 packet each of the brown gravy and ranch - then used 1 and 1/2 packet of the Italian dressing mix since its packet was even smaller. Nonetheless, the roast turned out GREAT! Thank you!!

review by:
(25 Oct 2018)


Terrific pot roast that my family devoured. Sunday dinner was a big hit!

review by:
(16 May 2018)


10 Stars for this. Lived up to it’s name. Meat was fall apart fork tender and had so much flavor. I made as written, cooking vegies separately. No reason to mess with perfection.

review by:
(4 Mar 2018)


Delicious! I added potatoes and carrots in the last few hours of cooking for a wonderful meal! Made as directed without the variations. Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(23 Jan 2018)