Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Ingredients

  • 2 can(s) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 package(s) dry onion soup mix
  • 1.25 cup(s) water
  • 5.5 pound(s) pot roast

Preparation

  1. In a slow cooker, mix cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix and water. Place pot roast in slow cooker and coat with soup mixture.

  2. Cook on High setting for 3 to 4 hours, or on Low setting for 8 to 9 hours.

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  4. From reviewer: I have made this recipe at least 15 times. What I have found that the best cut of meat to use is a tri-tip roast. There is no need to brown the meat but I do recommend triming off as much fat as possible.
  5. One problem I had was that there was always too much gravy left over. I have recently discovered that this recipe comes out just as spectacular using one can of soup and half a can of water. Do use the regular amount of onion soup mix. It should be cooked to perfection in about six hours.
  6. I also have a suggestion on the type of slowcooker used. I first tried making this recipe in a small Nesco but it was not able to keep the roast completely immersed in the soup mixture. I use a Rival. It is 7 inches wide and about 5 inches deep. This is the most typical slowcooker around.
  7. Finally a word on adding vegetables. I tried adding carrots and potatoes to this recipe and for some reason the gravy was not very flavorful. For this reason I just leave them out.
  8. Good luck!
March 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by sdwoodfin and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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