Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 8 hrs | Total time: 8 hrs 10 mins | Servings: 6
With only seven ingredients, this Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast is the easiest beef pot roast you can make! Mouthwatering, tender beef that will transform your meal. This recipe is seriously simple to make and crazy delicious, no wonder why everyone is raving about this Mississippi Pot Roast!
In this recipe, I use 1 stick of butter. Yes, you heard it right! This roast makes amazing gravy so do not be scared about the stick of butter. I love serving this pot roast over mashed potatoes with greens on the side.
This pot roast is ready to serve once done. This Mississippi Pot Roast has been a huge part of my family’s regular menu rotation. My family keeps asking for this over and over again!
½ c. salted butter 1 stick
3 pounds chuck roast
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 packet ranch dressing mix
8 Pepperoncini peppers
1 packet Au Jus mix
salt & pepper to taste
How to make Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast
Step 1: Into a hot large non-stick pan over high heat, add the oil.
Step 2: Pat all sides of the pot roast using a paper towel, then season with a bit of pepper.
Step 3: Add the roast to the skillet and sear for about 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown. Flip the roast using tongs and sear the other side for 2 to 3 minutes more.
Step 4: To the slow cooker, transfer the meat and sprinkle with packets of dry ranch dressing and Au Jus. On top, place a stick of butter. Around the roast, place the peppers.
Step 5: Cover with the lid and set to cook for 8 hours on low.
Step 6: Then, shred the meat using two forks and discard any big fatty pieces.
Step 7: Serve the Mississippi Pot Roast right away over rice or mashed potatoes. Enjoy!
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