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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 401.1
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.0 mg
  • Sodium: 455.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 30.2 g

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Melt in your mouth Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Potatoes, Gravy & Vegetables

Submitted by: LORI-RED

Introduction

Great for Family Dining, or for Entertaining. Great for Family Dining, or for Entertaining.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb Beef chuck pot roast
    4 small Peeled Potatoes
    4 larged carrots
    4 Celery Stalks
    1 cup of Fresh Mushrooms sliced
    1/2 cup chopped or sliced mushrooms
    1 cup water
    1/4 cup of whole wheat flour (for gravy)

Directions

I use a 2 lb roast and save half of the cooked roast for tacos, or bbq beef for another meal.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet and brown the beef on both sides (I prefer to brown my until it is very dark) then remove pan from heat.

Cut the Peeled potatoes & carrots & Celery in half and place on the bottom of the crock pot .

Pat the oil and fat from the beef with a paper towel and then place the roast on top of the vegetables in the crock pot.

Pleace the onions and mushrooms on top of the roast.

Mix the water and seasonings together and pour over the top of everything in the pot (do not use the flour yet).

Turn the crock pot on low and cook for 8-10 hours.

Remove the Roast and Vegetables from the Crock pot and pour all the liquid into a sauce pan. ( I strain the tiny pieces of vegetables and meat from the liquid, but it is not necessary).

Thickening for gravy:

In a small bowl, put about a half a cup of water, and mix in the flour and stir with a fork or wire whisk until there are no lumps. This should be about the consistance of creamy soup.

Bring the liquid to boil and slowly stir in the thickening, using a wire whisk and stirring continuously.....I use no more than half of the flour mixture to start and add more if the gravy needs to be thicker.

Makes 4 servings - calories include gravy, so enjoy!

If you don't thicken the gravy, you can knock off about 25 calories per serving.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LORI-RED.






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  • Incredible!
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Loved it. Used mushroom onion soup for the spice. Like the idea of rolling the meat in the spices. Will do this again. Tasty - 12/13/08

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  • 8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    haven't made it but the recipe appears to be missing something. I see no spices and double mushrooms. Sounds good otherwise - 7/19/09

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    JLSAV143 - I was confused by that too and checked other pot roast recipes (incl in the book that came with my crock pot) - it looks like the only seasonings you need are a little salt and pepper - maybe 1 tsp each - sprinkled over the roast. - 7/18/07

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i'm a little confused. it states "Mix the water and seasonings together" what does it mean. is it a seasoning package? please help...i don't want to mess up a good meal. thank you.
    - 7/12/07

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  • Bad
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Olive oil? No olive oil mentioned in ingredients. Onions? No onions mentioned in ingredients -- although mushrooms were included twice. Seasonings? What seasonings? - 9/5/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    It looks like a really tasty recipe. I love adding the different kinds of veggies as suggested in other post. I will try it for dinner tonite!! - 2/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Everyone loved it!! Thanks for helping me impress my new husband and father-in-law on our first Christmas! - 12/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made this today and it was beautiful will make it again, i will put more seasoning next time though, but brill - 12/12/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this with stewing beef and beef broth. It was lovely to come home to on a cold day, although next time I'll tweak the seasonings a bit more. - 11/24/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very good. I made a couple small changes such as cooking the roast in beef broth and not using mushrooms or onions. I used the same method, tho. Yum! - 9/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My husband said it reminded him of what his mother used to make. - 8/21/07

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  • Bad
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sorry, this is a very flawed recipe. Ingredients commented on in the directions are not listed in the ingredients list. I couldn't believe this recipe didn't contain onion but then saw it in the directions. Any standard cook can take the core ingredients, add spices onion and garlic to make it good. - 9/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We loved it! Put yams in it instead of potatoes. Yummy! - 4/11/09

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The recipe didn't list any seasonings, so I added some. Not enough though. It was very bland. I will probably try again, but add some more seasoning. Maybe cook it in beef broth. - 3/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Awesome! I could have eaten the whole thing myself. Just like my mom used to make. - 3/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Definitely melted in our mouths! My husband said it may very well be the best roast he's had! The recipe mentioned seasonings, but didn't say what was intended. I just spiced it up with salt, pepper, lots of garlic, and parsley - YUM! - 2/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Everyone loved it - 11/13/07

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    where in the ingredients did it say onions - 8/30/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    first time using a slow cooker, but I enjoyed it and will make it again - 7/19/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Awesome recipe. The meat is so tender and the flavors are incredible. Two thumbs way up. - 3/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy. Sounds good. I have not used my slow cooker yet and didn't know where to start. This sounds like a good place! - 3/16/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this today or tomorrow.Thanks .beckyjackson03 - 9/5/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Where's the spices?? - 9/5/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I can't wait to try this when the weather cools off! Sounds yummy! - 7/31/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very Well written..Sounds very Good.. - 6/26/09

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