Savory Pot Roast

Savory Pot Roast

It's pot luck season! We've got a savory and delicious slow cooker roast recipe that's guaranteed to will win family and friends over this year. Serve with potatoes, rice, or vegetables and enjoy all winter long.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 8 Hours


  • 2-3 pound chuck roast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cracker Boy Chili Seasoning 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes chopped and peeled
  • 1 pound carrots chopped
  • 2 gloves of garlic minced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Chopped parsley (optional)


  1. Mix salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, thyme and rosemary and rub into the roast on all sides.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown the roast equally on each side (usually about 4 minutes per side)
  3. Add carrots, onion, garlic and potatoes into the slow cooker. Pour in beef broth, then set the browned chuck roast on top
  4. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours or on high for 5-6 hours.
  5. Move the meat and vegetables into a separate serving dish. Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl and then pour into the slow cooker. Whisk together. Cover and cook on high for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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