Easy Crock Pot Pot Roast

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (5 lb) beef roast
  • 2
    large onions, sliced
  • 2
    tablespoons minced fresh garlic (or to taste)
  • 1
    (1 1/4 ounce) package au jus mix
  • 1
    (1 ounce) package dried Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2
    teaspoons black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1
    pinch cayenne (optional)
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can tomato juice
  • 3
    cups baby carrots (or use a small package)
  • 3 -4
    medium potatoes (peeled and cut in half)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place onions and garlic in the bottom of the crock pot, then place the roast on top of them.
  • Place the carrots and potatoes around the roast.
  • In a bowl whisk together the tomato juice with both packages of seasonings, black pepper and cayenne (don't worry if there is lumps, they will work our during the cooking).
  • Pour the mixture over the roast and veggies.
  • Cook on LOW for 8-12 hours or on HIGH for about 4-1/2 hours.
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